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Resilience resources for social work and social care workers

Social Work Scotland, Iriss and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have worked in partnership to draw together helpful resources for social services practitioners and their organisations to support them to think about and promote wellbeing and resilience. 

Working in social services is highly rewarding but can, at times, be stressful. So it's important that workers and their employers reflect on what promotes resilience and helps people to thrive. Put simply, resilience relates to an individual's capacity to manage and come back from demanding and high pressure situations. 

This resource brings together a number of articles, pieces of practice wisdom, guidance, tools and case examples we think workers will find helpful when thinking about how they develop resilience. It is not a tool or framework but freely available information for workers and organisations.