Challenge Poverty Week 1-7 October

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?

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Evidence Search and Summary Service – IRISS

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.

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“Talking Social Work”, 13 September, University of Dundee

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.

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User involvement in social work education

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.

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