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Research, projects and events on topics related to social work and social care.

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Jan 31, 2013

Taking the First Steps, a project that ran during the summer of 2012, was designed to introduce people to the processes involved in self directed support in a way that felt safe and not risky. A number of children and families in Highland, West Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire were offered a budget of £200 to...


Jan 25, 2013

On 25th January 2013 the Centre for Learning Enhancement and Academic development at Glasgow Caledonian University and CELCIS (the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children in Scotland) joined forces to review progress in relation to supporting students from a looked after background. This episode includes...


Jan 24, 2013

Using computers and the internet with looked after young people. Aspire Scotland provides high quality residential care and education for children and young people aged between eight and seventeen. Aspire Education is based in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, in a converted cinema which is also home to a number of...


Jan 18, 2013

Alison Petch, Director of Iriss, discusses the change in culture needed for the successful integration of health and social care, what supports this and some of the remaining challenges.

Recorded at Exploring culture change: approaches and challenges.


Jan 18, 2013

Michelle Drumm (Iriss) talks about her Insight on the evidence around culture change in the public sector, viewed through the lens of the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Highland Pathfinder.

Recorded at Exploring culture change: approaches and challenges.