We provide a series of lunchtime seminars, information sessions and workshops to support best practice in social work and social care. Details of any scheduled events and links to online booking will be available below. Information and presentations from previous events is available from the links below.
Normally our events are free to attend and places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Delegate places are reserved using the online booking system and to reserve their place. Confirmation of attendance will be confirmed by email. Video recordings, presentations and resource materials from our events will be available here after the event.
Pictured below: Some of our recent Registration roll-out events.
Presented by Lynda McGill & Louise Faulkner NHSCT Key areas covered in this seminar will include: • The rationale behind the development of the Narrative Model within TT-LAAC • The main themes from referrals to the service which highlighted challenges to communicating with children about why they are unable to live at home and the associated impact on placement stability • How it is a collaborative model which promotes and supports communication with children and their psychological adjustment to their care journey • What people are saying about the model- feedback from parents, carers and care staff • Next steps. Due to confidentiality we cannot distribute samples of narratives however, you can contact Lynda McGill for further information Lynda.McGill@northerntrust.hscni.netWatch video recording (1)
“Transferring Knowledge to develop Social Work Practice - Evidence, impact and evaluation of a range of NSPCC services.” Presented by NSPCC Key areas covered in this seminar will include: • Building Support and life skills for Children experiencing Parental Mental Health (Family SMILES Project) • Helping Dads address violent behaviour (Caring Dads Project) • NSPCC Sexual Abuse Services (Craigavon, Foyle Services)Watch video recording (1)
The presentation describes the creation of four social work education and practice Apps by a team of social work educators and NISCC. The primary focus will be on the design process and the partnership approach to the creation of the tools. It will also outline the rationale for the App development, the working process and the theoretical framework underpinning mobile learning.Watch video recording (1)
Presented by Dr Dominic McSherry Senior Research Fellow in the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queens University Belfast Dominic will present findings of a longitudinal study which has been tracking the placements and measuring outcomes for a population of looked after children in NI. The study provides a comparative analysis of outcomes across the five placement types of adoption, foster care, kinship foster-care, Residence Orders and living with birth parents.Watch video recording (1)
Presentation of Awards to successful candidates completing their PiP Award.Watch video recording (1)
CLARE (Creative Local Action Responses and Engagement) represents an innovative model of delivering early intervention and support to communities from a personalised perspective. This seminar will provide an opportunity to learn about the CLARE model and discuss how social work can re-engage with communities.Watch video recording (1)
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