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

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Freshly Squeezed: Lorraine Ward

7/23/2019
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Michelle from Iriss interviews Lorraine Ward, a social worker who has worked with the children and families social work department in Glasgow for over 25 years and was awarded for Best Practice in Equality & Diversity at the SASW Awards 2019. Lorraine started work within the Asylum and Roma team of Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership in February 2017 and initiated the peer mentoring programme - New Young Peers Scotland - for unaccompanied asylum seeking young people soon...

Duration:00:19:15

Youth justice through the ages

7/18/2019
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The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) annual conference was held on 19 and 20 June 2019 in Stirling, with the theme 'Youth Justice Through the Ages'. Michelle from Iriss spoke to some of speakers on the first day of the conference. These included Fiona Dyer, Interim Director at CYCJ; Bruce Adamson, Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People; the Right Hon. Lady Dorrian, Lord Justice Clerk; Dr Tim Bateman, University of Bedfordshire; Rosie Moore, Independent Care Review...

Duration:00:26:24

Freshly Squeezed: Calum Glasgow

7/8/2019
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Michelle Drumm interviews Calum Glasgow. Calum is currently studying social work at University of Strathclyde and received an award for Student Social Worker of the Year at the SASW Social Work Awards 2019. Calum's placement was with the British Red Cross, based in their psychosocial team, which provides holistic support for refugees and asylum seekers. The work ranged from completing initial assessments, providing emotional support, accompanying people to legal (and other) appointments and...

Duration:00:12:17

Freshly Squeezed: Calum Glasgow

7/8/2019
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Michelle Drumm interviews Calum Glasgow. Calum is currently studying social work at the University of Strathclyde and received an award for Student Social Worker of the Year at the SASW Social Work Awards 2019. Calum's placement was with the British Red Cross, based in their psychosocial team, which provides holistic support for refugees and asylum seekers. The work ranged from completing initial assessments, providing emotional support, accompanying people to legal (and other) appointments...

Duration:00:12:17

Influencing policy: relationships matter

6/24/2019
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The newly qualified social worker conference titled, Shaping our future: relationships matter, was held on 31 May 2019 in at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Adviser at Scottish Government, spoke about the importance of relationships at strategic level, within and across government, and how the role of social work has changed to be located within organisational partnerships with the aim of delivering more seamless services for people. She also talks...

Duration:00:21:25

Influencing policy: relationships matter

6/24/2019
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The newly qualified social worker conference titled, Shaping our future: relationships matter, was held on 31 May 2019 in at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Adviser at Scottish Government, spoke about the importance of relationships at strategic level, within and across government, and how the role of social work has changed to be located within organisational partnerships with the aim of delivering more seamless services for people. She also talks...

Duration:00:21:25

Influencing policy: relationships matter

6/24/2019
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The newly qualified social worker conference titled, Shaping our future: relationships matter, was held on 31 May 2019 in at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Adviser at Scottish Government, spoke about the importance of relationships at strategic level, within and across government, and how the role of social work has changed to be located within organisational partnerships with the aim of delivering more seamless services for people. She also talks...

Duration:00:21:25

Research governance in social care

6/7/2019
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Irina McLean, Project Leader with NHS Research Scotland Management Team, is currently leading the development of a Research Governance Framework (RGF) which will meet the needs of Scotland’s Social Care Services employers, staff, and service users and their families. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 sets the context for the integration of adult health and social care within Scotland. Underpinning the introduction of the Act was a commitment to ensure the consistent...

Duration:00:20:06

Research governance in social care

6/7/2019
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Irina McLean, Project Leader with NHS Research Scotland Management Team, is currently leading the development of a Research Governance Framework (RGF) which will meet the needs of Scotland’s Social Care Services employers, staff, and service users and their families. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 sets the context for the integration of adult health and social care within Scotland. Underpinning the introduction of the Act was a commitment to ensure the consistent...

Duration:00:20:06

Research governance in social care

6/7/2019
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Irina McLean, Project Leader with NHS Research Scotland Management Team, is currently leading the development of a Research Governance Framework (RGF) which will meet the needs of Scotland’s Social Care Services employers, staff, and service users and their families. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 sets the context for the integration of adult health and social care within Scotland. Underpinning the introduction of the Act was a commitment to ensure the consistent...

Duration:00:20:06

IASSIDD 2019 conference

5/28/2019
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Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) about IASSIDD - the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which is being held in Glasgow on 6-9 August, 2019. IASSIDD Congresses are the leading international research and practice meetings in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Congress theme is Future4All. Transcript of...

Duration:00:16:14

IASSIDD 2019 conference

5/28/2019
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Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) about IASSIDD - the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which is being held in Glasgow on 6-9 August, 2019. IASSIDD Congresses are the leading international research and practice meetings in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Congress theme is Future4All. Transcript of...

Duration:00:16:14

IASSIDD 2019 conference

5/28/2019
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Michael McEwan speaks to Linda Mitchell from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) about IASSIDD - the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, which is being held in Glasgow on 6-9 August, 2019. IASSIDD Congresses are the leading international research and practice meetings in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Congress theme is Future4All. Transcript of...

Duration:00:16:14

Freshly Squeezed: Jackie Irvine

5/7/2019
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Michelle Drumm interviews Jackie Irvine, Chief Social Work Officer and Head of Safer and Stronger Communities in the City of Edinburgh Council. Jackie was appointed as the President of Social Work Scotland in May 2018 and her tenure as president comes to an end in May 2019. However, as Past President Jackie will stay on as a key member of the Executive Group at Social Work Scotland. Jackie’s previous positions were predominantly in children’s services, but not exclusively, as she has been...

Duration:00:24:14

Freshly Squeezed: Jackie Irvine

5/7/2019
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Michelle Drumm interviews Jackie Irvine, Chief Social Work Officer and Head of Safer and Stronger Communities in the City of Edinburgh Council. Jackie was appointed as the President of Social Work Scotland in May 2018 and her tenure as president comes to an end in May 2019. However, as Past President Jackie will stay on as a key member of the Executive Group at Social Work Scotland. Jackie’s previous positions were predominantly in children’s services, but not exclusively, as she has been...

Duration:00:24:14

Freshly Squeezed: Jackie Irvine

5/7/2019
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Michelle Drumm interviews Jackie Irvine, Chief Social Work Officer and Head of Safer and Stronger Communities in the City of Edinburgh Council. Jackie was appointed as the President of Social Work Scotland in May 2018 and her tenure as president comes to an end in May 2019. However, as Past President Jackie will stay on as a key member of the Executive Group at Social Work Scotland. Jackie’s previous positions were predominantly in children’s services, but not exclusively, as she has been...

Duration:00:24:14

Waterbaby Arts

4/30/2019
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Michael McEwan, our roving reporter on disability issues, chats to Ruth Foster, a tutor at Waterbaby Arts and two of the dancers involved in the Dirty Feet programme, Sandy and Maureen Graham. We hear about the work of Waterbaby Arts and the experiences of Sandy and Maureen. Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes

Duration:00:18:26

Waterbaby Arts

4/30/2019
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Michael McEwan, our roving reporter on disability issues, chats to Ruth Foster, a tutor at Waterbaby Arts and two of the dancers involved in the Dirty Feet programme, Sandy and Maureen Graham. We hear about the work of Waterbaby Arts and the experiences of Sandy and Maureen. Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes

Duration:00:18:26

Waterbaby Arts

4/30/2019
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Michael McEwan, our roving reporter on disability issues, chats to Ruth Foster, a tutor at Waterbaby Arts and two of the dancers involved in the Dirty Feet programme, Sandy and Maureen Graham. We hear about the work of Waterbaby Arts and the experiences of Sandy and Maureen. Transcript of episode Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes

Duration:00:18:26

Freshly Squeezed: David Williams

4/11/2019
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On World Social Work Day, Michelle Drumm interviews David Williams, Chief Officer of Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership. David qualified as a social worker in 1988 and worked for two years in Easterhouse and then for seven years in Drumchapel as a social worker and senior social worker. He subsequently held various roles in charities over the years and was appointed formally to the chief officer position by Glasgow City Integration Joint Board at its first meeting on 8 February...

Duration:00:30:52