SSKS training and resources

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 ssks@nes.scot.nhs.uk ... Continue Reading →

SSSC Open Badges to feature at MozFest 2016

From 28 to 30 October 2016 we will be at the Mozilla Festival (MozFest), a high profile technology conference where Robert Stewart, SSSC Learning and Development Adviser, will deliver ... Continue Reading →

Apply for an Open Badge today

We want to tell you about our latest Open Badges and answer some of your questions. Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement. We use them to help you ... Continue Reading →

Achieving best outcomes for survivors: trauma training survey

The Scottish Government has commissioned NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to develop a National Training Framework for Trauma and Complex Trauma. The framework will support the learning ... Continue Reading →

Access the British Journal of Social Work at SSKS

Did you know the current issue of the British Journal of Social Work, as well as its archives (1996-present), are available for free at Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS)? It’s ... Continue Reading →

New resource pack to support Appreciative Inquiry

We have produced a new Appreciative Inquiry resource pack in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as part of our work to support health and social care integration. What ... Continue Reading →

New resource to help make better decisions

We have launched a new learning resource to help workers make better decisions when faced with difficult situations in the workplace. Making better decisions is an online interactive ... Continue Reading →

New dementia learning resources

We are marking Dementia Awareness Week by publishing updated versions of our popular dementia learning resources. These resources will help you gain the right level of knowledge and ... Continue Reading →

How CALA use mentoring to support their work

Fiona Morrison, Childhood Practice Manager at the Care and Learning Alliance (CALA), a third sector early learning and child care organisation, talks about her experience of mentoring ... Continue Reading →

Sponsored place for Top Manager Programme available

Are you a senior leader in local government or social care? A sponsored place to take part in The King’s Fund Top Manager Programme (TMP), starting on 28 June 2016 is now available. The ... Continue Reading →