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eLearning: parental substance misuse

Resource that provides audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting capacity and the implications for social work practitioners.

E-learning: parental mental health and families

Free audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of parental mental health and its impact on families.

E-learning: Mental Capacity Act

Free e-Learning resources that provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the many areas of the Mental Capacity Act.

Elearning : managing knowledge to improve social care

E-learning programme that sets out to help frontline social workers gain a basic understanding of the principles and practice of knowledge management, as well as organise and manage their knowledge and information as effectively as possible.

Elearning : an introduction to interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPAC)

This resource invites people to explore different dimensions of interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration (IPIAC) and to hear, early on, from those who use care services and carers speaking about their experiences of effective and ineffective collaboration. It will help develop and review understanding of: what is meant by ‘interprofessional and inter-agency collaboration’ (IPIAC); why collaboration has grown in importance; the kinds of evidence that informs collaboration; and key policy and legislation and their timeline.

Elearning : fair Access to Care Services (FACS)

Resource that details what Fair Access to Care Services (FACS) is, what's new, what's changed and what's remained the same, as well as how FACS will apply to practice.

Training for change

SCLD's catalogue of training courses.

Involving Service Users - training resource (2)

This questionnaire is used as a pre-course exercise prior to participants attending the STRADA Involving Service Users course. Complete this handout once you have refereed to your organisation's policy for service user involvement.

Tackling volatile substance abuse in Scotland

In this training programme for the social care workforce you’ll find detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you will be able to download and refer to again and again. This site also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you’ll be able to take away and use in the training of others.

Reflective journal (3)

The notion that effective professionals are those that can think systematically and critically about their own work, and use this to develop is now well established under the broad title “Reflective Practice”. There is an expectation of workers by most employers that they reflect upon their practice, and this often forms an important element of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).