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13 04, 2019

Free Resource Packs on Self Harm, Forced Marriage, Trafficking & FGM

2019-04-13T11:27:32+01:00

Virtual College have completed these free resource packs on self harm in young people, forced marriage & FGM. Download copies for free now. To help parents & practitioners to understand the scale of self-harm [...]

Free Resource Packs on Self Harm, Forced Marriage, Trafficking & FGM 2019-04-13T11:27:32+01:00
2 04, 2019

Scotland Says Autism is a Difference Not a Disorder

2019-04-02T08:28:19+01:00

We’re all used to the term “Autism Spectrum Disorder” for someone who is on the autism scale in some way. However, a change is being demanded from our Northern nation; Scotland want to ‘redefine’ autism [...]

Scotland Says Autism is a Difference Not a Disorder 2019-04-02T08:28:19+01:00
28 03, 2019

My Social Work Story Series: NQSW’s journey to Social Work

2019-03-28T08:10:52+01:00

I completed my first degree in social welfare in 2003, going to university away from home straight after school. I then worked for a local authority in their homelessness team. I had [...]

My Social Work Story Series: NQSW’s journey to Social Work 2019-03-28T08:10:52+01:00
13 03, 2019

Caring for Those Growing Older with Learning Disabilities

2019-03-13T18:05:36+01:00

Time goes on. One of those inevitable things that we all wish we could avoid is that time passes, and we will get older. For some though, this process is complicated by the simple fact [...]

Caring for Those Growing Older with Learning Disabilities 2019-03-13T18:05:36+01:00
19 02, 2019

Adults with Autism: What we need to understand

2019-02-20T07:59:44+01:00

Last week we examined the notion of opening up the conversation about autism, in order to adequately support children who are diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). While we do discuss the [...]

Adults with Autism: What we need to understand 2019-02-20T07:59:44+01:00
13 02, 2019

The Hidden Story of Eating Disorders During Pregnancy

2019-02-13T16:57:32+01:00

An article in The Times recently commented on how midwives were calling for a return to the policy of “weigh-ins” for women during pregnancy, to monitor weight gain. While the focus was more geared towards [...]

The Hidden Story of Eating Disorders During Pregnancy 2019-02-13T16:57:32+01:00
6 02, 2019

The Strain, Stigma and Struggles of Life After Prison

2019-02-07T11:52:46+01:00

As a society we have a strange obsession with crime. We binge watch tv shows dedicated to murderers and fill newspapers with stories of people committing terrible deeds or being dragged into criminal actions. We’re [...]

The Strain, Stigma and Struggles of Life After Prison 2019-02-07T11:52:46+01:00
30 01, 2019

Smart Works: Supporting Unemployed Women with a Royal Edge

2019-01-30T11:41:14+01:00

After the Royal Wedding fever of 2018, the attention on Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan seems unstoppable. Tabloid writers feed of any hint of a story, whether it’s a potential rift between Meghan [...]

Smart Works: Supporting Unemployed Women with a Royal Edge 2019-01-30T11:41:14+01:00
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