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Sensitivity to ‘bruised’ staff needed for effective DfE intervention in ‘inadequate’ services, finds study

Community Care

Government intervention in children’s services must be sensitive to the ‘bruising’ impact on staff of working in an ‘inadequate’ authority, in order to succeed.

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Government ends interventions at improved councils

Community Care

The government has ended statutory interventions in two council children’s services, while removing a commissioner appointed to direct improvements at a third.

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DfE ends intervention in ‘inadequate’ children’s services following progress

Community Care

The government has ended its intervention in an ‘inadequate’ children’s services on the recommendation of its appointed commissioner after he found it had improved.

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Supporting the supporters: peer support in early intervention in psychosis

The Social Care Elf

In her debut blog, Natalie Kashirsky explores a qualitative study finding valuable mechanisms of peer support in early intervention in psychosis services. The post Supporting the supporters: peer support in early intervention in psychosis appeared first on National Elf Service.

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MacAlister appointed to co-lead merged evidence body for social care and early intervention

Community Care

Care review lead Josh MacAlister has been appointed to co-lead a new merged evidence body for children’s social care and early intervention with children and families.

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Ultimate Social Work Intervention Strategies

Social Work Haven

Knowledge of social work intervention strategies is central to the social work role. Social workers use different intervention strategies to support individuals, families, and communities in times of crisis, using multiple interventions and strategies. Crisis Intervention.

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The 4M model for promoting student mental health: mindfulness, movement, meaning and moderator-based interventions

The Social Care Elf

In her debut blog, Snigdha Dutta explores the 4M model for promoting university student mental health, explored by a recent systematic review which suggests that a combination of mindfulness, movement, meaning, and moderator-based interventions may help.

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Children receiving repeat interventions without long-term impact at council, says Ofsted

Community Care

Children have faced repeat interventions without sustainable impact on their lives at a struggling council, says Ofsted. Repeat interventions without success. “A lot of this is due to children experiencing repeat interventions over.

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Crisis planning in early intervention in psychosis teams

Martin Webber

Crisis planning in early intervention teams. Blog Social work research

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Family support and parenting interventions for youth anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries #ActiveIngredientsMH

The Social Care Elf

In their debut blog, Zill-e-Huma & colleagues explore a systematic review finding family interventions beneficial for child anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries.

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Yoga and Bodywork: Healing Interventions for the Mind and Body

inSocialWork

And yet, the mind-body connection can easily be overlooked in the assessment and intervention process. Gray will describe how she introduces alternative interventions to her clients and discusses what she actually does with them to promote mind-body healing. Katiuscia Gray.

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Leaders Across the Country Share Their Health Equity Interventions

CAPC

Interventions developed to improve care for Black people living with serious illness?—and and how the palliative care field can leverage this work. Health Equity Leadership Measurement and Quality

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Developing a new framework for delegated healthcare interventions

Social Care

Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, Deborah Sturdy, and Skills for Care CEO, Oonagh Smyth, look at the progress being made to create a national voluntary framework to support the safe and effective delegation of healthcare interventions to the social care workforce.

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23 interventions to supercharge your social work

Save the Social Worker

As a social worker who was just starting out, I longed for a long list of social work interventions which I could look through whenever I had a client problem I couldn’t solve. Okay okay, maybe no intervention is that easy, but you get the idea. Easy applicable interventions.

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Palliative Care Teams Across the Country Share Their Health Equity Interventions

CAPC

Interventions developed to improve care for Black people living with serious illness?—and and how the palliative care field can leverage this work. Health Equity Leadership Measurement and Quality

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Behavioral interventions in community settings for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Meta-analysis

Society of Clinical Psychology

Early behavioral interventions (BI) such as applied behavior analysis (ABA) and early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) are the main established therapeutic interventions for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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The Fatal Five in IDD: Aspiration’s Dangers and Key Interventions

Relias

To help, we’ll review what aspiration is, how it manifests in individuals with IDD, and interventions you can use. Address eating too much or too quickly using behavioral interventions.

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Positive interventions and how to make them - Part One

Social Work With Adults

I have always been keen to maker sure adult social workers apply approaches and interventions that will make a positive difference people’s lives. Often, it isn’t clear which of these approaches and interventions have an evidence base.

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Connecting People Intervention improves network resourcefulness

Martin Webber

The multi-site pilot of the Connecting People Intervention found that when it was fully implemented it increases. Our research has found that health and social care practitioners can support people to improve the resourcefulness of their social networks.

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An Educational Intervention to Enhance Palliative Care Training at HBCUs

CAPC

Study exploring Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) residents attitudes towards their palliative care education. News Bites

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Digital exhibition: Making the Invisibility of Social Work Interventions in Climate Issues Visible

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Digital exhibition: Making the Invisibility of Social Work Interventions in Climate Issues Visible. Lena currently chairs the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) Committee on Disaster Interventions, Climate Change and Sustainability, and was IASSW President 1996-2004.

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Council at risk of losing control of children’s services as DfE sends in commissioner

Community Care

Mixed picture on outsourcing as review urges tougher intervention. Over the longer-term, intervention should be extended to authorities repeatedly rated requires improvement.

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Social work intervention in South African schools

Social Service Workforce

Written by Marissa Jordaan with contributions from Mollie Kemp, Rochshana Kemp, Marelize Vergottini and Edmarie Pretorius on behalf of South Africa's National Committee on School Social Work Education and Practice (NACOSSWEP

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Positive interventions and how to make them - Part Two

Social Work With Adults

NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have guidelines for social work with adults experiencing complex needs. This is the second of two blogs from members of the guideline committee, Ellie and Chloe, who reflect on their involvement and the importance of the guidelines.

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Project Early Palliative Care in COPD (EPIC): A Multiphase Evaluation of the Telehealth Intervention

CAPC

Study found promising results for telephonic palliative care intervention for patients with COPD. News Bites

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Therapeutic Intervention for Chronic Pain—Using Acceptance and Hope

The New Social Worker

Where does chronic pain fit in the framework of treatment planning and prognosis? Our medical system is comprised of cures and timelines for healing. When the pain is hard to fix, acceptance and hope help to blur it a bit

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The research behind the Connecting People Intervention

Martin Webber

The first paper reporting findings from research which led to the creation of the Connecting People Intervention was published yesterday online by the journal Health and Social Care in the Community. ‘Enhancing social networks: a qualitative. Connecting People

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‘It is very serious’: commissioner warns ‘inadequate’ council it must improve ‘at pace’

Community Care

Children Social work leaders child protection children's services performance Herefordshire Council intervention in children's services OfstedA council must improve at pace in the wake of a damning Ofsted report that found it was not protecting children and young people from harm.

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PC-Care: In-Home PCIT Intervention for Children

inSocialWork

In this episode, Lindsay Armendariz and Brandi Hawk discuss Parent-Child Care (PC-Care), a brief intervention designed to respond to the needs of parents, foster parents and children in the child welfare system. Lindsay Armendariz, M.S. & & Brandi Hawk, Ph.D.

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Feasibility of RESTORE: An Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Intervention to Improve Palliative Care Staff Wellbeing

CAPC

An approach to help palliative care staff to manage work-related stress and promote wellbeing. News Bites

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Internet-based psychotherapy may be cost-effective for anxiety and depression

The Social Care Elf

Ally Canaway blogs a systematic review which finds evidence of internet-based psychological interventions being cost-effective for depression and anxiety.

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DfE intervenes in council after finding lack of improvement to children’s services

Community Care

Children Social work leaders Alan Wood Arthur Labinjo-Hughes child protection children's services performance intervention in children's servicesThe Department for Education (DfE) has intervened in a council after a review found it had failed to improve its children’s services enough in the wake of criticisms from inspectors and in relation to the Arthur Labinjo-Hughes case.

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Crisis Prevention and Intervention in the Age of COVID-19

Relias

As such, crisis intervention and prevention has never been more top of mind. To better understand the effects of the pandemic on crisis situations and the associated methods of prevention and intervention, we will discuss the following crisis situations: Substance use disorder.

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The State of Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training and What it Means for Your Staff

Relias

The multifaceted challenges that human services organizations have contended with over the last several years have only further accentuated the importance of strategic planning for crisis prevention and intervention training. What We Mean by Crisis Prevention and Intervention.

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Technology and the future of cognitive-behavioral interventions

Society of Clinical Psychology

One of the first prominent advances in technology-based interventions is Internet-delivered CBT (I-CBT), which can easily be disseminated, reduces the time needed from trained clinicians dramatically compared to face-to-face treatments (Enander et al.,

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Race Differences in Quality of Life after Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart Failure

CAPC

Insights from the Palliative Care in Heart Failure (PAL-HF) Trial, which randomized patients for palliative care intervention. News Bites

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How Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) Can Use Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Relias

In fact, the work of direct support professionals (DSPs) is often tied directly to crisis prevention and intervention. The outbreak of COVID-19 underscored how the need for DSPs to understand and practice crisis prevention and intervention techniques has grown.

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Making the Invisibility of Social Work Interventions in Climate Issues Visible: Varied activities of a profession with a deep history of activities aimed at environmental justice

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Nepal School of Social Work Students learn about green social work and sustainable interventions in all types of disasters including climate change.

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Improving professional decision-making in situations of risk and uncertainty: a pilot intervention

Health & Social Care Workforce

Dr Mary Baginsky,Senior Research Fellow at the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce, reflects on our seminar led, online, by Professor Cheryl Regehr on 28 September 2021.

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The principles of delegated healthcare

Social Care

The further embedding of delegated healthcare interventions in the care workforce in England represents our ongoing initiative to marry social care experience with clinical excellence to deliver enhanced, high quality and consistent care.