Community social work

Community social work in Scotland

A critical history, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

Mother living with her children in an overcrowded single end tenement flat Glasgow
A critical history of community social work, fifty years after the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.

Centrestage

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Showcasing Community Social Work
Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.

COPE Scotland

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Showcasing Community Social Work
A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

East Lothian Champions Board

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Showcasing Community Social Work
Scottish Government initiative, bringing care-experienced young people aged 14-25 into the strategic planning of care services.

Be Active Life Long

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Showcasing Community Social Work
Active ageing groups, run by and for older people, help over 700 people a week stay active and connected to their community.

Citadel Families Project

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Showcasing Community Social Work
A family worker at the Citadel Youth Centre opened up a community based support to families previously reluctant to engage with professional services.

Community social work case studies

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A series of case studies that demonstrate what community social work is and has to offer, grounded in real-life context and experience.

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young People

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Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young People
A peer mentoring and support network initiated by the Asylum and Roma Children and Families Team at Glasgow City Council, and co-produced with the young people themselves.