Following on from our statement on the suspension of social work student placements on 26 March 2020, and the number of comments that members submitted via this website and through emails, we have now written to the SSSC asking that they pay full practice learning fees for the academic period of 2019-2020 for social work student placements.
IRISS continue to offer support in these challenging times.
Share your thoughts on the impact on IPEs.
Practice Learning job opportunity with the Open University
These workshops have been developed by Learning Network West and Glasgow Caledonian University to follow on from the success of the 2019 series! They are aimed at supporting current, and returning Practice Educators and link workers.
Sarah McCulloch reminds us that a relationship-based approach is collaborative, not confrontational, congruent, respectful and not indulgent or neglectful and essentially it is kind.
Happy New Year to all our members, near and far! Here’s what we have got planned!
Whatever your faith, whatever your culture, whatever your circumstances… let’s all try to be more aware and understand more about each other. Nollaig Chridheil Huibh!
The next meeting of Talking Social Work, the Tayside and Fife Professional Forum for anyone with an interest in social work, will explore the impact of poverty on people who use social work services.
In this month’s ThursdayThunking, Sian Lucas from Stirling University explores Service User and Carer involvement in social work education drawing directly from some of the experiences of members of UNITY, Stirling University’s service user and carer group.