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.
Fiona Stansfield, ScOPT Chair, attended the NOPT conference 26 June 2018. Read her report.
The Trustees and members of SCOPT send our congratulations and very best wishes to our friends and colleagues at the University of Edinburgh as they mark their centenary of social work.
For essays written by students on the theme of ‘ethics and social welfare’
Oxford Brookes University has set up a placement matching event to give its social work students an opportunity to pick the right organisation.
A social work student explains how their chosen route changed after beginning a placement with adults.
The Review of Social Work Education (RSWE) will continue this year with the SSSC leading work on a number of the recommendations from phase two.
GAPS are looking for entries for the Clare Winnicott Essay Award 2017 – £300 for the winning essays from both practitioners and student social workers
New resource, useful in tackling this challenging issue with students.
If you are a former University of Edinburgh Social Work student, this is for you ….