10, 000 voices: Looked after children and young people’s views on their well-being

The Bright Spots Programme began in 2013 with the aim of understanding children and young people’s experience of care.  The Programme uses four online surveys of well-being to capture the views of looked after children (age 4-7 years and 8-10 years), young people (11-18 years), and care leavers (18-25 years).  In this presentation survey data from 10,000… Read More

BASW Cymru wellbeing workshop: Implementing the BASW ‘Social Worker Wellbeing and Working Conditions Good Practice Toolkit’

In this workshop we will explore what wellbeing means to social workers, looking at the differences between hedonistic and eudaimonic wellbeing and what that means to you in practice. We will use the BASW ‘Social Worker Wellbeing and Working Conditions Good Practice Toolkit’ https://www.basw.co.uk/social-worker-wellbeing-and-working-conditions as a framework to help you be more informed and empowered to look… Read More

Well-being outcomes – from metrics to meaning

An outcomes approach to practice has been promoted for many years, as have attempts to meaningfully record them. A strong emphasis on rehabilitation focused change outcomes has sometimes resulted in practitioner led outcomes rather than personal outcomes. It has also led to the neglect of other important well-being outcomes, particularly amongst older people with high… Read More