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Asking for Help: Does Adult Care Law Help or Hinder Relationship Building (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hubbard, R., & Lomax, R. (2019, October). Asking for Help: Does Adult Care Law Help or Hinder Relationship Building. Presented at British Association of Social Workers England Conference, Leeds

Presentation and workshop item focused on how adult care law - principally the Care Act 2014 , Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983(2007) - impact on service users' ability to ask for support in their lives. The presentation l... Read More about Asking for Help: Does Adult Care Law Help or Hinder Relationship Building.

Bouncing back and building up? – A critique of the concept of resilience in relation to social work practitioners and their employing organisations. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Lomax, R., & Frost, E. (2019, September). Bouncing back and building up? – A critique of the concept of resilience in relation to social work practitioners and their employing organisations. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference

The overall aim of this paper is to critically discuss the findings of a literature review undertaken in 2018 by exploring the concept of resilience and social work. The findings will be illustrated throughout by drawing on examples from current rese... Read More about Bouncing back and building up? – A critique of the concept of resilience in relation to social work practitioners and their employing organisations..

Surviving Your Social Work Placement (2014)
Book
Lomax, R., & Jones, K. (2014). Surviving Your Social Work Placement. Palgrave MacMillan

Placements are a key part of social work training. They can be one of the most challenging things you do. But for many students they are also the most rewarding and invigorating aspect of learning. They are your chance to put academic learning into p... Read More about Surviving Your Social Work Placement.

Surviving Your Social Work Placement (2010)
Book
Lomax, R., Jones, K., Leigh, S., & Gay, C. (2010). Surviving Your Social Work Placement. Palgrave

An accessible aid for social work students preparing for and undertaking placements. The book focusses on reflective practice, with lots of exercises and activities and clear advise and support for students.