Dec 5, 2022
The community social work conference was held on 8 November 2022 in Dunfermline. It was focused on a new model of community social work, which has been launched in Fife.
We spoke to Colin Turbett, social work author and consultant; and Kathy Henwood, the CSWO of Fife Education and Children’s Services. They provided...
May 23, 2022
Is technology the answer for rural social work?
Jane Pye, Lecturer in Social Work at Lancaster University. explores the potential benefits of using technology, for social workers and people who live rurally and use services.
She also considers the dangers of suggesting that the use of technology is the answer to the...
Jan 19, 2022
Jayne Glass and Mark Shucksmith present the findings from the Rural Lives report published in March 2021.
It investigates why and how people in rural areas experience poverty and social exclusion, with a focus on financial hardship and vulnerability.
The research is based on three study areas: Harris, East Perthshire...
Dec 8, 2021
What can rural social workers take from the experiences of the pandemic and how can they stay connected?
Digital technologies and our experiences during COVID-19 have highlighted new ways for rural social workers to connect to and support one another, and gain access to new learning opportunities.
Nov 11, 2021