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Social work research

Practitioners on protocols

Social workers are familiar with protocols outlining eligibility criteria, referral pathways and inter-agency working. But what do they think of them? We conducted a study...
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Continuing professional development
Connecting People Study

Connecting People study update

This week the Connecting People study gained a new lease of life. A new researcher, Hannah Reidy, has joined the study to replace David Ansari...
Kingston RISE

User-led recovery (as it should be!)

Shared experience supports recovery. That’s the thinking behind a recovery community. And there’s evidence that it works. Starting in the US, recovery communities can now...
Social work research
Viewpoint Survey
Social work education
Social work research
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On being a pracademic

I have finally resolved my identity crisis! I have discovered that I am a pracademic. What am I on about? Well, the term almagamates the...
Continuing professional development, Social work education, Social work research

Show respect to our advanced practitioners

Today was dissertation submission day for the experienced social workers completing the MSc Mental Health Social Work with Children & Adults programme at the Institute...
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Wherever I lay my towel…

This year I went on holiday abroad with my family to a hotel with a pool. This was a new experience for me. As such, I...