You are invited to participate in research that examines the ethical challenges faced by social workers globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a social worker, or social work student, you are eligible to participate.
Why environment should matter for social workers: COVID-19 – a case study. The COVID-19 pandemic has not just exposed inequalities in human structures but also in the human relationship with environment. In this talk Heather Lynch will argue that human relationship with environment is an issue for social work and social care, when the worst happens.
Tuesdays @ 1.00pm-1.30pm – Giving ourselves the space to Be Here Now with a guided mindfulness practice.
ScOPT Trustee Cath Shaw will be running Practice Wisdom as a regular feature on our website to share skills, knowledge and meaningful connections for independent practice teachers.
Learning Network West invite you to a virtual lunchtime workshop on supporting black and minority ethnic students in social work.
Aidan Martin, a student social worker, shares some of his techniques of visualisation.
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.
We support the decision taken by SSSC and HEIs to suspend placements in order to mitigate the risk to individuals and organisations but we intend to write to HEIs and SSSC to highlight the vulnerability of the practice teaching workforce both in relation to current and future employment and payment.