Posts Tagged 'practitioner'

ELPF in 2017 – dates for your diary!

We have confirmed room bookings for the following dates:

Monday 27 February 2017

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Both meetings will be held in the European Room, City Chambers, and will start at 9:30am.

If you have any suggestions for upcoming meetings please get in touch! localpractitionerforum@edinburgh.gov.uk

Practitioner Engagement

I attended the local Practitioner Engagement event (previously advertised on this site) yesterday. We had some small table discussions and whilst there were common themes around the difficulties caused by cutbacks and ‘efficiencies’ there were also great examples of positive and best practice, including Edinburgh’s Family Group Decision Making service (the only team of its kind in Scotland), the creation of specialist Autism worker posts, consistent and sustained policies in West Lothian with regard to Throughcare and Aftercare for young people and a real commitment from social workers, managers, senior managers and Scottish Government to promote and celebrate the social work role.
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Getting Our Priorities Right

Morning all

Busy morning for me today!

Scottish Government has published its consultation on Getting Our Priorities Right – updated Good Practice Guidance for use by all practitioners working with children, young people and families affected by substance use. The paper covers policy frameworks, describing the challenge, assessing risks and improving outcomes, working together, along with a useful pullout for practitioners. This is a detailed, but I think ultimately useful document for all social work practitioners.

You can access all the information relating to the consultation via this link or you can read the document here: Scottish Government: Getting Our Priorities Right.

Ciara


Next ELPF meeting: Wednesday 23 August, 09:30-12:30, Venue to be confirmedAugust 23rd, 2017
61 days to go.

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