Save the date - Annual Conference 2017

Next year the Social Work Scotland Annual Conference and Exhibition will take place on 14 and 15 June at Crieff Hydro Hotel. We are bringing together our criminal justice event and our main conference to offer one place for all of social work to come together

We have launched a mini site for the event which will have all the information you need to be part of the conference, whether you are a delegate, speaker, exhibitor or sponsor. View conference mini-site.

 


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services- Evidence to Parliament

Social Work Scotland provided evidence to parliament in advance of their committee session on 15 November. In our submission we outline the challenges to supporting young people have mentally healthy lives and the benefits of early intervention and prevention when it comes to mental health.

Click here for a link to our evidence.


Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Social Work Scotland convened a seminar on 29th September 2016 to support members preparation for undertaking their duties with regard to the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry into historical cases of child abuse. Chief Social Work Officers and their nominees as well as representatives from ADES, COSLA, SOLACE and the legal profession gathered to hear from speakers including the National Confidential Forum, Scottish Government, Police Scotland and the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry. To support discussion a pre brief was produced which looked at a variety of issues including support to victims and staff, giving evidence and provision of records to the Inquiry.

A summary of the main points and questions emerging from the seminar have been collated and flagged to the Inquiry for further discussion/ clarification. Should you wish to discuss how Social Work Scotland is responding to the work of the Inquiry, please contact Belinda McEwan, the Children and Families Development Officer for Social Work Scotland, at mailto:Belinda.McEwan@gov.scot

Read full brief

Scottish Child abuse Inquiry website 

 

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Downloads
Date Title Summary
11/11/2016 Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry Brief Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry Brief



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