Health Social Work in the Best of the Web UK Directory

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Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

Represents directors of adult social services in England. Information about their role, membership, regional networks, publications, and contacts.

The Brain Injury Social Work Group

Aiming to raise awareness and available resources to people with brain injury, their families and carers. Offers articles and reports.

British Association of Social Workers

Membership organisation for professional social workers. Includes publications, employment advice, event updates and details of the Association's current campaigns and concerns.

The British Journal of Social Work

The leading social work journal in the UK. Offers research and examining principles and theories. Includes subscription details.

Care Council for Wales

Promoting high standards and training for care workers in Wales. Includes event information and downloadable training and careers booklets.

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

Team of social work and psychology practitioners, researchers, and specialists in knowledge exchange and practice improvement. https://www.facebook.com/CYCJ2014 CYCJScotland

Communitycare.co.uk

Online coverage of social work matters, an A to Z of benefits plus case studies and articles.

General Social Care Council

Registers and regulates social care workers in England. Contains codes of practice information, registration details and sections on education and training.

Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services

Exists to support research and development into Social Services in Scotland; includes information about current projects, publications, and resources.

Joint Improvement Team (JIT)

Works to support and improve health and social care partnerships in Scotland; provides information about their key action areas, publications and toolkits, and contacts.

Leonard Cheshire Disability

Services include care homes, supported living, domiciliary support, day services, resource centres, rehabilitation, respite care, personal support and training.

NHS Careers: Social Worker

Explains the role of a social worker, who they work for and the types of career available.

NISCC (Northern Ireland Social Care Council)

The regulatory body for the Northern Ireland social care workforce; includes a guide to training and registration, new, publications, and careers advice.

Research in Practice

Develops and maintains a resource bank to support evidence-informed practice with children and families; provides details of research available, a register of researchers, publications, and contacts.

Research Register for Social Care

Searchable database which records social care research that has been subject to independent ethical and scientific review.

Scottish Social Services Council

Responsible for maintaining and raising standards in the Scottish social service workforce; provides information about training, registration, and careers, with news, contacts, and resources.

Social Care Institute for Excellence

Government agency which aims to improve social care services for adults and children in the United Kingdom. Features extensive documentation as well as resource maps and reviews.

Social Care Online

Contains a range of information and research on all aspects of social care.

Social Services Knowledge Scotland

An online information service for social services professionals, service users, and carers in Scotland.

SSIA

Established to support local authorities in Wales increase the pace of improvement and promote excellence within social services; with details of their programmes, resources, networks, and contacts. ssiacymru

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