How Virtual Reality is helping to bring the real world to trainee social workers.
Virtual reality can change what a person sees, how they think, what they feel and even how they behave. This is because users believe they are present in the virtual environment they find themselves in. The perception of being physically present in a non-physical world is an incredible sensation. It's the reason why VR has been used to treat conditions like autism, PTSD, depression, and paranoia; offer pain relief and even promote recovery in paraplegics.
This powerful tool is changing lives for the better. Here are five examples:
Fostering & Adoption
On Friday 15th February, Cornerstone co-hosted with Coventry City Council an event where we discussed the experience of using Cornerstone VR in children’s services.
Ofsted has rated Calderdale Council’s Children and Young People’s Services as ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ features following an inspection in November 2018. As part of the One Adoption West Yorkshire RAA, we are delighted that Calderdale’s innovative use of the Cornerstone Library came in for particular praise.