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This podcast is part of the Social Work and Health Inequalities Research Seminar Series and presents George Palattiyil talking about health inequality and HIV/AIDs family carers in Kerala, India.

How can blogs, wikis, podcasting and other web 2.0 methods be harnessed to support learning for practice? This workshop will enable participants to learn more about the "Web 2.0" phenomenon, demonstrate some emerging educational applications, and consider the pros and cons of applying these methods in the context of learning for the social service workforce.

This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 4 - Changing Children's Services. Bill Alexander. Head of Children's Services for NHS Highland and Highland Council talks about the principles and standards involved in children welfare.

Section of the BBC Radio 4 website containing podcasts on matters relating to disability such as the latest news on legislation, public policy and social trends and how they affect people with disabilities. Also features investigations into products and medical advances intended to improve life with a disability.

Podcast of a talk by Dan Hughes, clinical psychologist, USA, given at the SIRCC seminar, "Why Attachment Matters", Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 11/09/2009.

Podcast of talk by Bernadette Docherty, North Ayrshire Council, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Susan Taylor, East Ayrshire Council, given at the National Residential Child Care Initiative Launch Event, "Higher aspirations, brighter futures", Edinburgh Hilton, 02/12/2009.

This DVD asks viewers to consider their physical health, mental health and aspects of their life style that contribute in good or bad ways to both of these. It advocates regular physical health checks and the creation of a personal health action plan as part of a personalised and joined up service. It also describes the role of 'health facilitators', who can be friends, relatives or another trusted individual, to act as a broker between health services and a person with learning disabilities.

This podcast is taken from the Scottish Policy Innovation Forum and presents Richard Simmons talking about who uses public services and what these users care about.

In this IRISS podcast, recorded 3rd October 2008, Rhoda Macrae (IRISS) is in conversation with Elaine Sharland (ESRC). Elaine has just been appointed by the Economic and Social Research Council as strategic advisor for social work and social care research.