Dementia Champions

Are you passionate about improving services for people with dementia?

Would you like to present your work to colleagues from across Scotland? We are looking for abstract submissions from individuals, teams and partnerships across social services who ... Continue Reading →

Sharing SSSC digital learning at DevLearn 16

SSSC Learning and Development Manager (Digital Learning), Keith Quinn, recently shared our experience of developing digital learning resources at the international DevLearn conference. ... Continue Reading →
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Working with looked after children and care leavers?

Scottish Government issues new aftercare and continuing care guidance for residential child care workers. Local authority managers and practitioners working with looked after children ... Continue Reading →
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Deadline looming for registration of supervisors in housing support and care at home services

Supervisors in housing support and care at home services must apply to register by 31 December 2016. All supervisors must be registered by 30 June 2017. We have set the deadline date ... Continue Reading →
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SSKS training

Learn the basics of navigating and getting the most out of the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and join an online Introducing SSKS webex session. Email to ... Continue Reading →
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Consultation on the Standards in Social Work Education  

We have revised the Standards in Social Work Education (SISWE), which underpin social work degree programmes in Scotland, to make sure they reflect the many changes in social work practice ... Continue Reading →

Calling all Dementia Ambassadors

Tell us how you are helping the people you support. Are you a Dementia Ambassador or do you have Dementia Ambassadors in your organisation? We are reviewing the work of Dementia Ambassadors, ... Continue Reading →
Knowledge Network

Do you need quick access to evidence to support your decisions?

New request a search service Funded by the Chief Social Work Advisor’s Office, this new search service will help frontline practitioners and managers identify and use evidence in ... Continue Reading →

Are you getting the best out of your supervision?

Our new learning resource offers you opportunities to explore your experiences and expectations of supervision and promotes good practice in supervision across social work and social ... Continue Reading →
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Key findings from the Review of Social Work Education published

The findings and recommendations of the second phase of the Review of Social Work Education, led by the SSSC, are now available in a new report. Phase two of the review involved a wider ... Continue Reading →