For all in Social Work- students and practitioners alike- it is critical that we are informed about the impact of poverty and understand our roles in combating this, in partnership with health and third sector partners. How is Scotland marking this week and how can we get involved?
Supporting students’ mental well-being is the subject of a pop-up lecture by Douglas Sharp at the University of Edinburgh.
As registered social workers and Practice Educators, having a sound evidence base for our own practice and ability to support students to develop theirs is critical. This is a fantastic resource and includes individual support to anyone trying to identify research in their chosen field.
An opportunity for PEs and students to be part of an online learning community for 6 weeks, beginning 1 October, exploring the key principals, pillars and implications of the UN Guidelines for the alternative care of children.
Andrew Gambrill challenges us to ditch the acronyms.
A vacancy has arisen at Learning Network West for a Practice Learning Development Officer.
This free event is of particular interest to those working in the Tayforth area. It is being jointly facilitated by the University of Dundee and Angus, Dundee, Fife, and Perth and Kinross Councils to Celebrate 50 years of Social Work in Scotland. It offers an opportunity for local Practice Educators, practitioners, students and academics to come together and share knowledge and views about Social Work practice but is open to all.
Allyson Davys and Liz Beddoe share their four-step model for the live observation of social work students.
Service user and carer involvement in social work education is mandatory in Scotland. There is a lot of learning to share with educators and practitioners working across health, social care and public services generally. It is also relevant to policy-makers committed to mainstreaming person-centred or person-led approaches and true partnership working.
This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of the Ethics and Social Welfare journal.