Results: 23

For: social work

Social work students and evidence-based practice

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Mike Clark investigates a US study into social work student use of research for evidence-based practice and wonders if the findings would apply to the UK.

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Young people’s views on responsive social services: What makes a difference?

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In her debut blog, Katherine Bishop examines a New Zealand study which asks young people at risk of harm what makes a responsive, supportive social service and finds important messages for social work practice.

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Something old, something new: Defensive practice in social work

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Jill Manthorpe examines a study on social work student perspectives on defensive practice and finds that fear and organisational culture play a role and that this can effect service user and family engagement.

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Inter-professional working between general practice and social care

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Tanya Moore discusses a small study on inter-professional working between social care and general practice and finds evidence of misunderstanding.

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Social work, prevention and multiple exclusion homelessness

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Ian Cummins examines research on multiple exclusion homelessness and finds that social work may have an important role for prevention.

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The effects of emotional labour in social work practice

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Jo Moriarty explores a Danish study on emotional labour and social work and discovers how social workers manage their emotional responses in practice.

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What psychosocial factors promote and challenge mental health recovery?

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In this blog, Sarah Carr examines a systematic review into the psychosocial factors that help and hinder mental health recovery and discusses implications for policy.

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