Publications 12

16/02/2006 Social Work - A 21st Century Profession

This paper looks at the impact of the social work review on the social work degree. (322 KB)

09/02/2006 Social Work Review - Parliamentary Debate Script

This is a scrip of the Parliamentary debate on 9 February 2006, which followed the launch of the social work review report ‘Changing Lives’. (140 KB)

07/02/2006 Changing Lives - Report of the 21st Century Social Work Review

Report of the recommendations made by the 21st Century Social Work Review Group for the future of social services in Scotland. (2.1 MB)

07/02/2006 Changing Lives - Scottish Executive Response to the Report of the 21st Century Social Work Review

The Scottish Executives response to the report of the recommendations made by the 21st Century Social Work Review Group for the future of social services in Scotland. (1.2 MB)

07/02/2006 Changing Lives: Summary Report of the 21st Century Social Work Review

Easy to read summary of the 21st Century Social Work Review ‘Changing Lives’ report. (1.2 MB)

07/02/2006 Leadership & management Strengthening Leadership and Management Capacity Across Social Work Services - The Leadership and Management Sub Group Report

The Leadership and Management sub group of the Social Work Review was set up to consider how leadership and management should be strengthened across social work services and to make recommendations on a leadership and management development strategy. (148 KB)

07/02/2006 Reducing Reoffending – Key Practice Skills

Purpose: To identify skills associated with reducing re-offending through review of research evidence on effective work with offenders. (234 KB)

07/02/2006 The Statutory Social Worker’s Role in Prevention and Early Invervention

Purpose: To provide the review with a report of existing evidence on how and the extent to which early intervention and preventive work in social care services is effective in making lasting change to people’s lives and reducing the need for intervention at a later stage. (131 KB)

07/02/2006 Analysis of Comparative Social Work/Social Services Spending Within the United Kingdom Since 1994-95

Purpose: To compare and contrast any differences and similarities in overall social services and service specific spending per head of population within the different nations of the United Kingdom, and analyse any trends or changes from 1994-95 to present. (63 KB)

07/02/2006 Social Work Advisors Report on the First Phase of the Work With 6 Local Authorities and 2 Voluntary Organisations

Purpose: To provide an opportunity to explore the Review’s themes within a local context and to gain more understanding of the current realities and challenges of social work practice in Scotland through 138 face to face interview in six local authorities and two voluntary organisations. (99 KB)

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