social work education
This set of web pages offers a brief outline of key topics and issues in Social Policy. The material is of the kind which would be tackled in a university course in the subject.
On the 4 June 2013, eight Scottish universities involved in the Scottish Inter-University Social Work Service User and Carers’ Network, supported by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS), collaborated to produce the first national service user and carer conference aimed at highlighting the importance of involving people who have experience of using social work and/or health services in the education of social workers and other professionals.
Video resources of Social Work Education Participation (SWEP), which promotes best practice for social work education.
A national collaborative research dissemination initiative, established by a consortium of universities (including the University of Bedfordshire) and developed by regional centres.
The consortium of universities has a proven track record in social work and social care research, as well as providing social work education at qualifying and post qualifying levels. These common interests provide a foundation to promote '‘knowledge-based practice” in social work and social care.
This guide draws on findings from SCIE’s 'Knowledge review 10: The learning, teaching and assessment of partnership work.
Podcast of a talk by Mono Chakrabati, Emeritus Professor in Glasgow School of Social Work, given at "Widening participation in social work education - taking stock and looking forward", University of the West of Scotland, Hamilton Campus, 30/09/2009.
The website of the Continuous Learning Framework which sets out what people working in social services need to be able to do their jobs well now and in the future and what their employer needs to do to support them.
This podcast is an interview with Linda Bruce, the Robert Gordon University, on the topic of agency based practice learning opportunities in social work education.
This document concludes the first stage of a serious and systematic attempt to address the deficiencies in the social work information base in Scotland. Senior social work managers, the wider local government community, the Scottish Executive and the Accounts Commission for Scotland have all demonstrated their commitment to working together, through the Social Work Information Review Group, to define a list of information about social work that will meet the needs of all the organisations.
This podcast is an interview with Dr. Vivienne Cree on the topic of integrating learning for practice in social work education.