Our Student Social Workers on the importance of collaboration

Recent student social workers Siobhan and Rose looked at how collaboration is at the heart of our work with service users and colleagues. The emphasis on service user needs within the group are fundamental to the way we work as professionals in a group environment. For example, taking into considera...
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Guest Blog – Service User on the T.I.G.E.R programme

Following the recent post about our work at HMP Coldingley, one of the prisoners wrote a moving piece about his experience on the T.I.G.E.R programme. Background information about the T.I.G.E.R Programme As a Community Interest Company, RISE Mutual CIC deliver specialist, innovative offender rehabil...
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Guest Blog – Leila Niknejad, Programmes Facilitator on Motivational Interviewing

This week we hear from Programmes Facilitator Leila who reflects on her experience of refreshing her Motivational Interviewing skills   Last week, I attended Motivational Interviewing (MI) and de-escalating aggression training. For me, this was a chance to refresh my MI skills, as I recognise t...
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