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Sep 12, 2018

Talking Social Work was an event held on 13 September 2018 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 - to celebrate, reflect on the journey so far and look to the future.

Jane Martin, Chief Social Work Officer at Dundee City Council reflects on her social work journey, the changes she's seen...


Sep 12, 2018

Talking Social Work was an event held on 13 September 2018 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 - to celebrate, reflect on the journey so far and look to the future.

Claire Ferrier, social worker with Perth and Kinross Council within the Adult Care Team talks about the risk of...


Aug 27, 2018

A roundtable discussion on Talking Hope, a project exploring to what extent creating safe conversational spaces among diverse stakeholders helps cultivate hope in the context of young people considered to be at high risk.

The conversation involved Katherine Baxter, Research Associate on the project; Natalie Connell,...


Aug 19, 2018

Write to Recovery is celebrating four years in 2018.

Erin Crombie (Group work facilitator) and John McCormack (Project Manager) from the Scottish Recovery Network give an update on the project four years on.

We also hear from Audrey and Dorothea, who share their experiences of using Write to Recovery.

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Aug 13, 2018

In this episode, Michelle Drumm speaks to Ian Welsh, Chief Executive of the Health and Social Care Alliance.

Ian has been Director of UK Services for the Rehab Group, leading charities working in care, supported employment, rehabilitation and training.

In his time as Chief Executive and Board member of...