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Autism spectrum disorder awareness

The Autism Resource Centre (ARC) which is run by Glasgow City Council provides Autism awareness training opportunities for Glasgow City Council staff, other agencies, parents, carers and stakeholders. The ARC has developed and produced an innovative learning experience which provides Autism awareness as seen through the eyes of a young person with Aspergers Syndrome called Aspen. This course gives the information and knowledge to help you understand the strengths, differences and difficulties of those on the Autism Spectrum.

Children and young people's services MKN

Provides information, resources and education for NHS Scotland staff working with children and young people.

NHS Education for Scotland fetal alcohol harm e-learning resource

The resource has been developed to support a range of activity led by the Scottish Government to substantially reduce the harm caused by alcohol consumption in pregnancy across Scotland.

The course content was developed by ‘Children in Scotland’ with input from the child and maternal health team at NES and the Scottish Government Fetal Alcohol harm national working group. The content was transformed into an interactive e-learning resource and the draft resource was tested and piloted by the maternal and child health team at NES and a group of clinical midwives and lecturers.

Corporate parenting

Funded by the Department for Education, the National Children's Bureau (NCB) has developed a resource, available for free download, to support local authorities working to narrow the gap between the outcomes of looked after children and their peers.

Adult safeguarding resource

Resource that explores the following questions:

Research mindedness

Learning resource that has been produced to help students and practitioners of social care and social work make more effective and extensive use of research in their studies and in practice.

Information skills for researchers

An information literacy skills website for postgraduate researchers (i.e. students completing their masters thesis, MPhil, EdD or PhD qualifications). This website offers a framework for: auditing your current skills; developing new skills and improving existing skills; and planning future information literacy skills development.

Google Guide

An online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and others.

Internet for social work

A free online tutorial to help university students develop their internet research skills.

Care to share

This is Evaluation Support Scotland's presentation on how to evaluate your short breaks project. It was aimed at managers of projects funded by the Short Breaks Fund but useful to any third sector project that wants to develop their evaluations skills and share their learning.