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Richard McKenny

Research Centre Manager

Richard McKenny is a registered Social Worker and Family Therapist. He works as an embedded clinician in a local authority safeguarding service and is a member of our practitioners’ panel. In this blog post he argues that a greater understanding of the important distinction between contrib-utory and interactional experience in vital to developing more evidence-informed children’s social work practice

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    The Imitation Game: understanding expertise is essential for an evidence based Social Work practice

    17 December 2018
      The WWC Practitioner’s Panel meeting in November examined some of the evidence relating to skills transmission. One of the tricky questions that arises when thinking about such a centre is how can we influence the actual practices of social workers in the room with families? Can simply knowing more about an approach, for example, […]