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Research Web
Free Scottish gateway to research in social Work and social care.  funded by the Scottish Executive the site provides a sound knowledge base for social work professionals in Scotland.  The information is up-to-date, concise but thorough.  the home page provides a link to a complete range of resources.  Free access to caredataWEB the research database of the UK' largest specialist social work library.  Detailed abstracts of the latest Scottish social work research papers.  Global Links.  Diary of events.  Knowledge Forum for exchange of ideas.  Access to the latest relevant Central Research Unit (CRU) findings and the Scottish Executive Research Into Practice newsletter.

Scottish Gateway to Research in Social Work

Research Into Practice a bi-monthly magazine can be found at this site.
November 1999 contained details on -
Home Start visitors.
Adoptive Parents Information Exchange.
Unlocking the past for adoptive children.
Employers shy from Mental Health problems.
Catering for young disabled.
Social factors in Probation.  Home Office research findings at - www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/index.htm

Prevention Works -
 Aimed at professionals working with older people.  Gateway to practical information