Supporting Scotland’s social services to find and use evidence from research, practice and experience.
ScOPT’s, annual learning event incorporating our AGM will be hosted by the University of Dundee and focus on Wellbeing in relation to supporting our students to become the confident and resilient practitioners they need to be.
What is K2A?
Knowledge into Action is the term used to encompass the combined processes of identifying, retrieving, evaluating, sharing and applying knowledge in a practical context.
IRISS have published a new Insight on restorative justice, written by Steve Kirkwood, University of Edinburgh. Another useful learning resource for Practice Educators, students and practitioners.
The next meeting of the Tayside and Fife Professional Forum for anyone with an interest in social work will have a focus on Risk, Relationships and Professional Practice.
Three different perspectives will be presented following which there will be an opportunity to explore and discuss the issues raised.
“Adoption is much more than a one-off event. It is a lifelong process for all.” A new IRISS insight about adults -adopted people, adoptive parents and birth parents.
IRISS online course on finding and using evidence launching early 2019. Relevant to social work students, practice educators and practitioners committed to informing their practice and using evidence to make sound choices and decisions.
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.
Dr Fran Wiles from the Faculty of Health and Social Care at The Open University would like your views on what professional identity involves for social workers. Please respond by 15 January 2017.
This review presents what research tells us about social workers’ communication with children and young people in everyday practice.