Resources

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Rural lives: poverty and social exclusion

Jayne Glass and Mark Shucksmith present the findings from the Rural Lives report published in March 2021. It investigates why and how people in rural…

Rural social work: staying connected

What can rural social workers take from the experiences of the pandemic and how can they stay connected? Digital technologies and our experiences…
Connects carers to sources of practical help and online information specifically related to Covid-19.
A short paper on social isolation and technology with insights from Nessa Barry (NHS National Services Scotland) about the impact of Covid-19 on this topic.
Explores the development of migrant integration strategies and services in Scotland.
Examines the growing body of evidence that points to known categories of risk around internet usage by children and young people in care.
Provides recent evidence relating to Covid-19, stress, anxiety, and social care worker's mental health.

Attachment theory in practice

Explores the evolving meaning and application of this concept

Learning resource written by Sally Wassell, which explores the evolving meaning and application of attachment.
Evidence on developing guidelines and recommendations that organisations are producing with regards to domestic abuse and COVID-19.
Learning resource that provides a short introduction to the perceived risks, forms of abuse, themes of harassment, how the risks can be reduced, and prompts for practitioners.
Examines the developing evidence with specific consideration to conversations around end-of-life care and talking to children.
An evidence summary that provides an overview of recent evidence.