Social Work and Social Care research

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How to help the self-neglecters

Dr David Orr’s research in Social Work has informed safeguarding polices for those who self-neglect and hoard.

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A little bit of TLC: Helping social workers talk to children

Professor Gillian Ruch leads the Talking and Listening to Children (TLC) initiative, which provides social workers with skills and physical tools to improve emotional literacy when working with families.

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Why are social workers scapegoated? Professor of Social Work Gillian Ruch explains why it’s necessary to shine a light on society’s uncomfortable truths.



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