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Consultation on the refresh of the Professional Capabilities Framework

22 May 2017

Research in Practice/Research in Practice for Adults and the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) are consulting with social workers, people with experience of social work services, educators, employers and others, to carry out an update of the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social workers in England.

Building learning and development pathways in relation to child neglect: Mapping Resource

22 May 2017

Ofsted has announced a series of 2017 joint targeted inspections focusing on the effectiveness of interventions for children who have experienced, or are at risk of, neglect. To support work in this area, Research in Practice has produced a new Mapping Resource bringing together a selection of materials to help the sector build knowledge and practice in relation to child neglect.

Refreshing the Professional Capabilities Framework

16 May 2017

Following an open tendering process, Research in Practice/Research in Practice for Adults (RiP/RiPfA) has been appointed as BASW’s partner in the project to refresh the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).

Research in Practice resources 2016-17

15 May 2017

Download your quick guide to Research in Practice resources and work over the last twelve months.

New NICE resources to support transition between inpatient mental health and community or care home settings

04 May 2017

NICE has published two new resources to support the implementation of the guideline on Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

RiP launches new publications

13 April 2017

Research in Practice has published several new resources focusing on care leavers transitions; building child and family resilience; child sexual exploitation; devolution and reflective supervision.

A review of the impacts of abuse and neglect on children; and comparison of different placement options

11 April 2017

A new open access Evidence Review looks at the impacts of abuse and neglect on children and considers the strengths and weaknesses of different long-term care placement options in relation to how they may impact on outcomes for children and young people.

World Social Work Day: supporting community and environmental sustainability

21 March 2017

World Social Work Day 2017 focuses on the theme of supporting community and environmental sustainability. See the range of Research in Practice resources and articles related to developing communities.

New publications and learning events for 2017

20 March 2017

Following consultation with the national Partner network, Research in Practice has now published its programme of learning and delivery for the next six months. The programme features training events, workshops, webinars and publications targeted at different roles, learning styles and needs across the workforce.

New open access resources to support contact after adoption

08 March 2017

Research in Practice has launched new open access resources for practitioners in making evidence-informed post-adoption contact plans and supporting birth relatives and adopters through contact planning for their child.

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