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Podcast from the Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society, changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009. Talk by Jackie Rafferty, Director of Centre for Human Service Technology, University of Southampton.

Talk from Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society : changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009. Talk by Walter LaMendola, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver.

Handbook containing information and advice to help parents deal successfully with various issues which can affect children such as childcare, health and safety, education, sex and relationships.

Reports on current activity and research in relation to information, advice and advocacy and the delivery of 'Putting People First'. The research included: a literature review; a survey of directors of adults social services; a review of a sample of local authority and national websites; and in-depth work with selected local authorities and national organisations. Examples of good practice and recommendations for the development of services are included.

Podcast of a talk by Adam Joinson, School of Management, University of Bath, given at the Connected Practice Symposium, "Human services in the network society : changes, challenges & opportunities", Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, 14th/15th September 2009.

Free online tutorial designed to help university students develop their Internet research skills. Users can learn how to make discriminating use of the Internet to help find information for coursework and assignments.

Report setting out the results and recommendations arising from the 'Kidspeak' project where online messageboards were created for children and young people to safely make known their views and experiences of domestic and child abuse.

Describes some creative ways of promoting personalisation to service users and practitioners. The four methods highlighted are: A board game called 'Whose shoes? - putting people first'; a website (shop4support) where people who use social care support services can choose them online; Social Care TV - to be launched by SCIE in October - which will include video about personalisation, and attending regional personalisation roadshows.

Report on the progress made on improving children's digital safety, following the publication of the original review in 2008.

Report of a study which set out to discover how children and young people use new technologies. It concludes that the use of digital technology has been completely normalised by children and young people and is fully integrated into their daily lives.