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 →

New at Social Services Knowledge Scotland

New and improved portal for support workers.  Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated their portal for support workers. It gives support workers a wide variety of information ... 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 SSKS early years and care for older people portals

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated two of their web portals which showcase early years and care for older people ebooks and journals. The new portals make it easier ... Continue Reading →

New criminal justice portal at SSKS

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has launched a new information portal dedicated to criminal justice. The portal has new information sources that are simple and easy-to-navigate. ... Continue Reading →

The Knowledge Network: People Connect

The Knowledge Network People Connect website helps you to make connections with people, exchange information and share knowledge.  People Connect was developed by NHS Education for ... Continue Reading →

New self-directed support resources

New, additional sections on the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) self-directed support portal are now available. The sections link to information regarding self-directed support and ... Continue Reading →

Exploring collaborative leadership

Workers from across Scotland had the opportunity to reflect on their current and future practice, share experiences and hear leadership success stories at a recent series of leadership ... Continue Reading →

Invite SSKS to your next event, training or induction

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) can come to you or deliver a session remotely. The format of the learning session is flexible.  SSKS can: facilitate an awareness raising ... Continue Reading →

Finding and using information on SSKS

By gaining information literacy skills as a practitioner, you learn how to source your information needs, evaluate its reliability and usefulness, apply and share information effectively ... Continue Reading →