Ahead of key debates or committee meetings we may submit a briefing note setting out the social work position on an issue.
These have been crafted to inform key stakeholders and politicians around specific issues and so will not be a complete picture of all the challenges and opportunities in a particular policy area. It may be helpful to read these briefings in conjunction with the official report of the relevant parliamentary debate or committee meeting.
Reducing the backlog of Unpaid Work hours: Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020
Joint statement: Early and effective intervention (EEI)
Care Homes: Enhanced Professional Oversight
SDS Frequently Asked Questions
Joint statement: Children and young people who go missing from care
A statement on the GIRFEC principles
Position Statement: WSA for children aged 15-17 in the hearings system
Child Protection Briefing
Commission on Women Offenders
Don’t Fracture Care