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…
This Insight explores policy, research and practice issues about spoken language interpreting in social work, focusing on people who speak limited English.
A short paper on the Making Recovery Real approach, with insight from Louise Christie (SRN) and Ruth Brown (Team Leader and Chair of Making Recovery Real in Dundee.

Recording practice with East Ayrshire HSCP

Project report part 1: Background, approach and context

Experiences and perspectives on case recording and exploration of ideas for improving recording within day-to-day practice.
Part two of the report highlights key themes explored in workshops, before going on to outline the six key principles for great recording.
Part three brings together the learning of the project.
An evidence summary that provides an overview of evidence relating to digital inclusion, exclusion and participation.

Finding evidence online

An online learning resource

This learning resource is for people working in social services who are looking to develop their skills in finding and using evidence.
A short paper on self-care in health and social care, with insight from a children and families social worker at North Ayrshire Council.
Evidence summary that addresses the impact of intergenerational activities on older participants.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) sector resources

National and international resources for social services practitioners

National and international resources for social services practitioners.