Resources

 

Strengthening Disabled Peoples User Led Organisations: Facilitating Service User Involvement in Social Work Education. Report on a Consultation by SWEP (Social Work Education Participation) May 2013. This project used a short survey to gather detailed data about the views and opinions of people with an interest in user participation in social work education.  The survey was used to identify a range of perspectives concerning service user and carer involvement in social work education and to seek comments concerning the quality and effectiveness of the new SWEP online web site   Read the report

Strengthening Disabled Peoples User Led Organisations: A National Forum for Service Users and Carers involved in Social Work Education. Report on a Consultation by SWEP (Social Work Education Participation) July 2013 The second phase of this ODI  project used a series of semi structured interviews with a range of Higher Education Service User and Carer co-ordinators (SUCI) and representatives from DPULOs to identify;

  • The value of a national forum like Social Work Education Participation (SWEP) to service users and carers involved in social work education and DPULOs;
  • The value of co-production between Higher Education social work departments and local DPULOs;
  • How SWEP can be funded in the future;

Read the report