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A nation of unpaid carers

A nation of unpaid carers Copyrighted image Credit: Catherine Pain
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 30 Apr 2014
Britain's army of unpaid carers has increased during the life of the Coalition as cuts hit child and older people care provision, reports Dick...

Don’t be afraid of facts and figures

Don’t be afraid of facts and figures Copyrighted image Credit: Michael Brown | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 04 Nov 2013
Numbers and data aren't confined to mathematics—they're everywhere.

How much do you know about children in care?

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How much do you know about children in care? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University. Images: Stephen Collins
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2013
There are lots of myths surrounding children in care. Can you decipher fact from fiction? Take our quiz to find out

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Becoming a critical social work practitioner

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Becoming a critical social work practitioner Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 28 Apr 2014
What does it take to become a critical practitioner in social work? This unit will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ...

Introducing social work practice

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Introducing social work practice Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 23 Apr 2014
Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of ‘social work values’ as well as the...

Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland

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Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland Copyrighted image Credit: (c) John Birdsall
Introductory level Duration 40 hours Updated 23 Dec 2013
This course will provide the foundations of understanding self-directed support in Scotland in the wider context of personalisation. Providing...

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