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Reading group – Barnet
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Reading group – Barnet

25 September 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1255 High Road, London, N20 0EJ

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?
If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Hackney (Children)
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Reading group – Hackney (Children)

26 September 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Enfield
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Reading group – Enfield

27 September 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)
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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)

28 September 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reducing recurrent care proceedings – Mothers Apart Project
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Reducing recurrent care proceedings – Mothers Apart Project

17 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

There has been a slow recognition in the last few years that families who have their children permanently removed are often not offered services post removal. The project called “Mothers Apart” was awarded funding from the university’s Small Grants Project. The workshop will describe the model and theoretical underpinnings of the service. Participants will have a chance to reflect on initiatives and opportunities there are in their own services and opportunities there could be in their services, to address the…

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Domestic violence – working with children and families
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Domestic violence – working with children and families

26 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

Working with domestic violence in a family situation can be complex and pose challenges. It is important that we understand the complicated systematic dynamics of domesticabuse and intervene in a way that does not inadvertently increase risk. This full day session aims to: Increase understanding of what is domestic abuse: cross government definition, theories and models, and abusive dynamics; Review relevant legislation, guidance and policies that help inform practice; How to screen for and respond effectively to domesticviolence, decreasing risk and increasing safety; Increase understanding of the…

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Reading group – Hackney (Children)
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Reading group – Hackney (Children)

1 November 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Researching the implementation of alcohol IBA (identification and brief advice) in non-medical contexts (including social work)
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Researching the implementation of alcohol IBA (identification and brief advice) in non-medical contexts (including social work)

13 November 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be based on discussion of a funded research project: ‘The role of IBA training in non-medical settings’ (funded by Alcohol Research UK). After a brief introduction to the reasons for undertaking research into the role of training to encourage implementation of IBA in non-medical settings, the session will focus on how the research was designed and carried out. It will describe the initial study design and discuss reasons why we failed to implement the research as intended.…

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Researching carers’ and professionals’ dilemmas in the changing world of substitute care for children in England
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Researching carers’ and professionals’ dilemmas in the changing world of substitute care for children in England

14 November 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Dr Helen Hingley-Jones, Associate Professor in Social Work at Middlesex University. Further details about this session will be added soon - please check back! This session is open to social workers and staff working in social care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Hackney, Haringey and Enfield Councils, and Norwood).   Book your place here

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Reading group – Barnet
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Reading group – Barnet

21 November 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1255 High Road, London, N20 0EJ

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Enfield
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Reading group – Enfield

22 November 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)
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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)

29 November 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Mothers, Fathers, Parents – Is Gender Still Relevant?
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Mothers, Fathers, Parents – Is Gender Still Relevant?

6 December 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Dr Linda Bell, Associate Professor at Middlesex University. The session will raise a question of whether ‘gender’ is an issue that needs to be taken more fully into account when professional practitioners and researchers are working with parents and will be referring to various examples from research. Research suggests, for example, that mothers’ and fathers’ experiences of both parenting and working with children’s social services often differ; fathers in particular may consider themselves to be…

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Planning and Managing Contact for Children in Care
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Planning and Managing Contact for Children in Care

12 December 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Dr Sarah Lewis-Brooke, BA Social Work Programme Leader at Middlesex University. Further details about this session will be added soon - please check back! * This session is open to Social Workers and staff working in Social Care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Hackney, Haringey, Enfield, and Norwood).   Book your place here  

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Domestic Violence – Working With Adults
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Domestic Violence – Working With Adults

17 January 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Lesley Weber, Service Manager for Hackney Domestic Abuse Intervention Service. Further details about this session will be added soon - please check back! * This session is open to Social Workers and staff working in Social Care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Hackney, Haringey, Enfield, and Norwood).   Book your place here  

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Reading group – Hackney (Children)
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Reading group – Hackney (Children)

17 January 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Barnet
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Reading group – Barnet

23 January 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1255 High Road, London, N20 0EJ

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)
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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)

25 January 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Learning Symposium: Working with challenging behaviours using the principles of motivational interviewing 
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Learning Symposium: Working with challenging behaviours using the principles of motivational interviewing 

29 January 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Dr Carmel Clancy, Professor of Mental Health & Addictions and Head of Department for Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine, School of Health & Education, Middlesex University. This symposium seeks to introduce and explore techniques and approaches, underpinned by motivational interviewing principles, on how challenging behaviours might be addressed and resolution supported. We will be covering learning from participants direct experiences of what has worked, not worked, and perhaps exacerbated situations. There will…

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Reading group – Enfield
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Reading group – Enfield

30 January 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Literature Searches- Need to know? Find it fast!
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Literature Searches- Need to know? Find it fast!

1 February 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

Research in social work practice helps you identify the best options for planning care and services; compare the effectiveness of different interventions; plus keeps you up-to-date with current practice leading to better client outcomes.  But where to go and how do you find the evidence?  This half day session will:  Explore three resources that can be easily accessed via the internet (Google Scholar; Social Care Online; NICE); Develop your skills in searching for the best evidence for your needs;  Get you…

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Reading group – Hackney (Children)
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Reading group – Hackney (Children)

12 February 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news? If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group! This is how it works: a journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the meeting date. You read it, but don’t worry, it won’t be too long. We know how busy you all are! Then you will have an…

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Reflective practice
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Reflective practice

15 February 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

Reflective practice is a way of considering our experiences to improve the way we work. It has multiple uses within health and social care, it enables us to process complex practice situations and supports us to learn from, and move past difficult issues. It also supports life-long learning and the act of reflection is a great way to increase confidence and become a more proactive and skillful professional. In this half-day session participants will: Review the theory that underpins safe and effective…

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Learning Symposium: Creating effective social work chronologies
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Learning Symposium: Creating effective social work chronologies

26 February 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Dr Brynna Kroll, Research in Practice Consultant. Objectives: Focus on the crucial role of chronologies in child welfare, including understanding the child’s journey, risk assessment and care planning; Explore the role of chronologies for a range of purposes; Develop an understanding of ‘significant’ events; Increase confidence, skills and expertise in this area of practice; Develop an action plan to support effective day to day practice in constructing and maintaining chronologies. * This session is…

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Learning Symposium: Dementia and Dementia Care
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Learning Symposium: Dementia and Dementia Care

5 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session is presented by Mohammad Saib, Programme Leader for Dementia Care and Practice, Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine at Middlesex University. The Alzheimer Society (2014) estimates that there are 850,000 people diagnosed with dementia in the UK. By 2025, the numbers are expected to rise to over one million and by 2051, this population is projected to reach two million. Around one third of people diagnosed with dementia live in a care home (Knapp et…

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Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
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Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

5 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

Thinking about teaching in higher education? The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership has organised a workshop tailored specifically to social workers who wish to teach in higher education. Whether you are about to deliver some teaching or hope to do so in the future, this half-day workshop is just for you! Delivered by expert academics and practitioners, this workshop will provide delegates with a comprehensive and important grounding in the principles of teaching and learning, as well as the…

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Reading group – Hackney (Children)
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Reading group – Hackney (Children)

8 March 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Learning Symposium: Getting an outcomes approach into practice
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Learning Symposium: Getting an outcomes approach into practice

9 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Jeanette Sutton, Research in Practice Consultant. In this interactive session participants will: Understand and advocate for an outcomes-focused, strengths-based approach Use research findings and other evidence to inform their practice in relation to outcomes Utilise different tools and approaches to support practice and help individuals to define their own outcomes Have conversations which effectively identify, negotiate and review outcomes Develop an action plan in relation to practice development needs * This session is open…

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Learning symposium: Community legal frameworks for people with learning disabilities
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Learning symposium: Community legal frameworks for people with learning disabilities

9 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This one day course aims to enable health and social services staff understand the different legal options for people with a learning disability. In particular, it considers the options available under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and inherent jurisdiction looking at the criteria, powers and limitations of each. Learning outcomes On completion of this course participants will be able to: Understand the key legal routes for discharge into the community Explain how clients with different presentations and risks…

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Learning symposium: Hoarding and self-neglect: law and good practice
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Learning symposium: Hoarding and self-neglect: law and good practice

9 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This one-day interactive course for mental health and social care professionals reviews the different manifestations of hoarding and the possible origins of this behaviour, and then considers a range of possible responses under the law and where each one might be appropriate. The course does not aim to provide a ‘magic wand’ to solve what are often intractable problems, nor to look in detail at therapeutic approaches, but rather to equip participants with a clear understanding of when intervention is…

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Learning Symposium: Evidence-informed decision-making
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Learning Symposium: Evidence-informed decision-making

13 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Gerry Nosowska, Research in Practice Consultant. This session will: Give participants tools to support good decision-making in adult social care, drawing on evidence. Participants will be able to: Understand the context of decision-making in adult social care Understand the elements of a defensible decision Understand how evidence can support you to make good decisions Consider the ethical aspects of decision making Develop enablers and overcome barriers to good decision-making Identify actions to take in…

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Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
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Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

14 March 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

Thinking about teaching in higher education?

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership has organised a workshop tailored specifically to social workers who wish to teach in higher education.

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Transitioning from practitioner to manager: Key attributes and skills
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Transitioning from practitioner to manager: Key attributes and skills

15 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Leadership Development and MasterClass programmes which aims to train current and future leaders within our Partner organisations. We are launching two parallel MasterClass seminars followed by an Information Workshop in the afternoon to introduce you to the Leadership programme. If you cannot make these sessions, but…

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Understanding yourself as a leader: Systemic approaches to leadership
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Understanding yourself as a leader: Systemic approaches to leadership

15 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Leadership Development and MasterClass programmes which aims to train current and future leaders within our Partner organisations. We are launching two parallel MasterClass seminars followed by an Information Workshop in the afternoon to introduce you to the Leadership programme. If you cannot make these sessions, but…

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Working with personality disorders
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Working with personality disorders

19 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be delivered by Malgosia Eaden, Consultant Social Worker at East London NHS Foundation Trust. Further details about this session will be added soon - please check back! *This session is open to social workers and staff working in social care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Hackney, Haringey and Enfield Councils, and Norwood). Book your place here  

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Reading group – Barnet
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Reading group – Barnet

20 March 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1255 High Road, London, N20 0EJ

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Enfield
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Reading group – Enfield

21 March 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Reading group – Haringey (Children)

21 March 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
225 High Road, London, N22 8HQ

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news? If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group! This is how it works: a journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the meeting date. You read it, but don’t worry, it won’t be too long. We know how busy you all are! Then you will have an…

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Supporting and assessing newly qualified social workers
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Supporting and assessing newly qualified social workers

22 March 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queensbridge Road, London, E8 3ND
Free

Skills development workshop for ASYE assessors The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership has organised a one day skills development workshop for social workers undertaking the role of an Assessor for a Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) doing the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme. If you are a social worker and/or manager from either Children’s or Adults Services and are working with a NQSW, or may be taking on the Assessor role in the near future, this…

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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)
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Reading group – Hackney (Adults)

29 March 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1 Hillman St, London, E8 1DY United Kingdom

Fancy joining your social work colleagues over a cup of tea to socialise and catch up on the latest social work research, policy and news?

If you do, then join the Teaching Partnership social work reading group!

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Learning symposium: Adult safeguarding and mental capacity
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Learning symposium: Adult safeguarding and mental capacity

9 April 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This session will be facilitated by Chris Atherton, Head of Reviews and Principal Social Worker at Haringey Adult Services. The recent report for the London Safeguarding Boards, "Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews", highlighted the most common learning theme coming from SARs was that mental capacity assessments were missing or poorly performed. This fundamental element within the process, if not done correctly, can place service users and organisations at significant risk. However, many practitioners can find the assessment of capacity a complex…

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Learning symposium: Understanding the Court of Protection
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Learning symposium: Understanding the Court of Protection

23 April 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

This one day course is designed to enable participants to feel equipped to attend the Court of Protection and to ensure they know what to expect; the best way to give evidence; the key court of protection roles; courtroom etiquette and terminology. The course will help delegates prepare to give evidence and deal with challenging questioning. A barrister in the field will give them tips on staying calm and composed under pressure and ensuring the evidence they give is fair,…

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Learning symposium: Robots in social care
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Learning symposium: Robots in social care

26 April 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom

The Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health headed by Professor Rena Papadopoulos, Middlesex University, will be delivering an interactive learning symposium on the role of robots in social care and sharing exciting news on the CARESSES research project on the development of assistive humanoids. The aim of this session is to raise awareness of the future role of humanoid assistive robots in social care.The learning outcomes for this half-day session are to: — Explore the current debates about humanoid assistive…

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Service User & Carer Conference 2018
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Service User & Carer Conference 2018

21 May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

involve@mdx, the social work service user representation group at Middlesex University, supported by the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership, is hosting its first Service User & Carer Conference on Monday 21 May. The conference is dedicated to the importance of service user and carer involvement in social work education, practice and research, and will highlight the achievements of service user and carer groups. Please note places are subject to availability and are not guaranteed. Attendance and details will be…

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Employability Day
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Employability Day

22 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

In collaboration with the Social Work team at Middlesex University, the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is providing an employability day for final year BA and MA social work students on Tuesday 22 May 2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet with local employers and find out what they are looking for when recruiting newly qualified social workers and what it is like to work within local authorities and voluntary sector organisations. In the morning, our…

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Teaching & learning in higher education
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Teaching & learning in higher education

19 July 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

Thinking about teaching in higher education? The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership has organised a workshop tailored specifically to social workers who wish to teach in higher education. Whether you are about to deliver some teaching or hope to do so in the future, this half-day workshop is just for you! Delivered by expert academics and practitioners, this workshop will provide delegates with a comprehensive and important grounding in the principles of teaching and learning, as well as the…

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Working with people with dementia and their carers
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Working with people with dementia and their carers

25 September 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

This session is presented by Mohammad Saib, Programme Leader for Dementia Care and Practice, Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine at Middlesex University. The Alzheimer Society (2014) estimates that there are 850,000 people diagnosed with dementia in the UK. By 2025, the numbers are expected to rise to over one million and by 2051, this population is projected to reach two million. Around one-third of people diagnosed with dementia live in a care home (Knapp et al.,…

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Session to support continuing professional development audit for social workers’ HCPC re-registration
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Session to support continuing professional development audit for social workers’ HCPC re-registration

16 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

This session will be delivered by Sally Nieman, Professional Social Work Educator (Adults) in London Borough of Camden and HCPC CPD assessor. The re-registration period for social workers in England begins on 01 September 2018 and ends on 30 November 2018. Maintaining continuing professional development (CPD) is a requirement of re-registration; the HCPC select 2.5% of registered social workers to provide evidence of how they have met the HCPC’s CPD standards over the last two years. They must submit a…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Childrens
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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Childrens

22 October 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
31 Cheviots Close, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 3UZ

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Enfield and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in.…

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Social Media, Music and Violence
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Social Media, Music and Violence

25 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

This session will be delivered by Craig Pinkney, Criminologist and Urban Youth Specialist, Birmingham, UK. Following the high level of fatalities in some the major cities across the country, there is an emerging discussion amongst policy makers, law enforcement and practitioners asking to what extent does social media and music have with young people and violence? The session aims to: Explore the impact of social media and music in relation to youth violence, specifically gun and knife crime. Look at…

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‘Crackhouses’, Exploitation and Countylines
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‘Crackhouses’, Exploitation and Countylines

25 October 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

This session will be delivered by Craig Pinkney, Criminologist and Urban Youth Specialist, Birmingham, UK. The session aims to: Explore this phenomena, surrounding the rise of young people across the United Kingdom going missing and engaging in the selling of drugs for criminal organisations outside of their region. Highlight the dangers associated with young people being involved in such activities and the implications this may have on policy and challenges to professional practice. *This event is only open to social…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Adults
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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Adults

6 November 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

LEARNING LOUNGE - 2ND FLOOR Join our Read&ReflectHour in Enfield and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if…

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Court of Protection report writing skills
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Court of Protection report writing skills

12 November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED This session will be delivered by Barrister Ian Brownhill, Edge Training and Consultancy Ltd - www.edgetraining.org.uk Aims This course aims to identify key aspects of mental capacity law with reference to statute and the Code and to establish frameworks for the accurate recording of essential evidence. It will ensure staff are clear on good and bad recording techniques and will identify the key law to guide completion of the COP forms. Please note: For this…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Children
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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Children

21 November 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hackney Service Centre, Hackney, E8 1DY

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Hackney and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in.…

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Assessing neglect and emotional abuse in children’s services
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Assessing neglect and emotional abuse in children’s services

22 November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

SYMPOSIUM FULLY BOOKED This session is presented by Antonia Bifulco, Professor of Lifespan Psychology, Director of Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (CATS) at Middlesex University. https://www.mdx.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-directory/profile/bifulco-antonia There is an increasing focus on neglect and emotional abuse in children’s services. This is because rates are rising and often practitioners have difficulty identifying the severity of such maltreatment for optimum child safeguarding. Research (www.catsresearch.org.uk) shows that neglect has long-term effects on psychological disorder and on attachment issues. Operational definitions of neglect…

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Leadership versus management: an introduction to leadership styles and understanding yourself as a leader
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Leadership versus management: an introduction to leadership styles and understanding yourself as a leader

26 November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our MasterClass programme which aims to strengthen the skills of current and future leaders within our Partner organisations. In collaboration with Middlesex University’s Business School, voted top five in London by students, the MasterClass programme is specifically tailored to social workers and will be delivered by internationally…

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Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in children and families services
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Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in children and families services

26 November 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

SESSION ONE Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in children and families services The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Managers’Forum which will enable participants to gather in a confidential and supportive space. The sessions will allow participants to obtain perspectives on the management challenges facing them and their colleagues, share bestpractice…

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Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in adult services
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Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in adult services

26 November 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

SESSION TWO Achieving a balance: managing risks with staff in adult services The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Managers’ Forum which will enable participants to gather in a confidential and supportive space. The sessions will allow participants to obtain perspectives on the management challenges facing them and their colleagues, share best practice…

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Making Safeguarding Personal
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Making Safeguarding Personal

27 November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

SYMPOSIUM FULLY BOOKED This session will be delivered by Dr Adi Cooper OBE, Care & Health Improvement Advisor, Local Government Association. Safeguarding adults became statutory with the Care Act 2014 and Making Safeguarding Personal was incorporated into the statutory guidance. This approach to safeguarding adults has been promoted as good personalised, outcome-focused practice by the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. This session will consider how the Making Safeguarding Personal approach is integral to…

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SKEF – Signs of Safety: A comparative critique across two London Boroughs

27 November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to sharing best practice and knowledge about innovations and improvement programmes across partner organisations. The SKEFs provide a unique opportunity to share practice experience and specialist skills, network and enhance collaborative dialogue between managers and practitioners that will inform practise and service development. These sessions are suitable for social workers, managers and anyone involved in supporting the learning of others, practice or service development. Facilitated by Sarah Lewis-Brooke BA Programme Leader…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Childrens
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Read & Reflect Hour – Enfield Childrens

3 December 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
305-315 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, N13 4YB

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Enfield and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in.…

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Working  with challenging behaviours using the principles of motivational interviewing
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Working with challenging behaviours using the principles of motivational interviewing

3 December 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

SESSION FULLY BOOKED This session will be delivered by Dr Carmel Clancy, Professor of Mental Health & Addictions and Head of Department for Mental Health & Social Work, School of Health & Education, Middlesex University. This symposium seeks to introduce and explore techniques and approaches, underpinned by motivational interviewing principles, on how challenging behaviours might be addressed and resolution supported.  We will be covering learning from participants direct experiences of what has worked, not worked, and perhaps exacerbated situations. There…

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Tackling modern slavery and human trafficking
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Tackling modern slavery and human trafficking

10 December 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED This session will be delivered by Dr Brad K. Blitz, Director, British Academy Programme, Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business, Professor of International Politics, Middlesex University, Visiting Professor, Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics. This event seeks to introduce participants to the challenges of responding to modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK. This session will explore the policy context which gave rise to the 2015 Modern Slavery…

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Practice Education Refresher
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Practice Education Refresher

10 December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

Do you want to be part of developing the next generation of social workers? If you have previously completed Practice Educator training and are thinking about offering a student placement again, this day is for you. Delivered by Middlesex University’s Social Work department, this interactive workshop will provide up-to-date information to help you plan and manage a placement, provide reflective supervision and assessment. By the end of the session your knowledge and skills will be refreshed so that you feel…

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Leadership in social work: benefits of creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture
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Leadership in social work: benefits of creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture

15 January @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

This session aims to offer an insight into the management and leadership of a diverse team from a social work, health and human services perspective. It will also cover the benefits of having a diverse workforce and what actions are needed to create an inclusive culture. There will be a particular emphasis on the impact of recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce. Facilitators: Danny Kalman FCIPD   Facilitator profiles Danny Kalman FCIPD Talent Management Professional, Senior Lecturer in Human…

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Systemic Practice
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Systemic Practice

15 January @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

This session will be facilitated by Robert Koglek, Head of Service, Corporate Parenting, London Borough of Hackney. Details of title and overview of session to be advertised soon. *This event is only open to social workers and practitioners working in social care within our Partner organisations, comprising of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey and Islington councils, the charity Norwood and Middlesex University. **Due to the limited spaces available, if this event is oversubscribed, registration will close seven days ahead of…

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Situational leadership and the development and retention of talented employees
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Situational leadership and the development and retention of talented employees

15 January @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Managers’ Forum which will enable participants to gather in a confidential and supportive space. The forums will allow participants to obtain perspectives on the management challenges facing them and their colleagues, share best practice and work together to find solutions. The forums also give participants an…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Childrens
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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Childrens

16 January @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hackney Service Centre, Hackney, E8 1DY

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Hackney and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in.…

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Leading and developing others: fostering a culture of learning
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Leading and developing others: fostering a culture of learning

28 January @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

This session aims to provide you with an understanding of the leadership skills required to motivate and develop the skills, knowledge, capabilities and performance of those you supervise. Facilitators: Danny Kalman FCIPD   Facilitator profile Danny Kalman FCIPD Talent Management Professional, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, Business School, Middlesex University Danny’s expertise is supporting organisations to adopt an inclusive talent management strategy. He works with companies to ensure they have the right people in the right place at the right…

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Get yourself heard! A session on investigating practice and writing for publication
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Get yourself heard! A session on investigating practice and writing for publication

28 January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Burroughs, London NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

This session will be delivered by Dr Helen-Hingley Jones, Associate Professor in Social Work and Dr Linda Bell Associate Professor (retired) and Visiting Academic/Research Fellow, Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine at Middlesex University. There are so many ways in which it’s possible to get yourself heard; from blogging and social media to more formal writing for publication. This session will focus more on formal writing, but it will also address how to get started in a…

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Modelling reflective supervision practices in challenging working environments
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Modelling reflective supervision practices in challenging working environments

28 January @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, London, England NW1 1BD United Kingdom
Free

The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership is dedicated to unlocking the knowledge and capability of social workers at every stage of their career. We continue this dedication with the exciting introduction of our Managers’ Forum which will enable participants to gather in a confidential and supportive space. The sessions will allow participants to obtain perspectives on the management challenges facing them and their colleagues, share best practice and work together to find solutions. The forums give participants an opportunity…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Camden Adults
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Read & Reflect Hour – Camden Adults

29 January @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eighth Floor - 8.1 Waterlow, 5 Pancras SquareMeeting Room s, Kings Cross, N1C 4AG

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Camden (Adults) and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in. This is…

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An introduction to working effectively with gender-variant children and families
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An introduction to working effectively with gender-variant children and families

5 February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Burroughs, London, England NW44BT United Kingdom
Free

This session will be delivered by Sophie Cockell, Systemic Psychotherapist and Specialist Social Worker; Helen Dalton, Highly Specialist Social Worker and Daniela Ivan, Specialist Social Worker. We are all currently working for the Gender Identity Development Service which is a highly specialised service for young people and their families wishing to explore their gender identity. Whilst the workshop will give a general introduction to working effectively with gender diversity, the main focus would be working with children, young people and…

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Taking on a parenting role in later life: Experiences of Grandparent Special Guardians
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Taking on a parenting role in later life: Experiences of Grandparent Special Guardians

12 February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Tomlinson Centre, 214 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3ND, London, E8 3ND
Free

This session will be delivered by Dr Lucille Allain, Director of Programmes and Associate Professor in Social Work and Dr Helen-Hingley Jones, Associate Professor in Social Work. Family placements and models of care for looked after children have been changing and this includes a rise in Special Guardianship Orders where children are often cared for my family members, including grandparents. This research presents findings from interviews with grandparent Special Guardian carers where there was an exploration of their journey to…

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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Childrens
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Read & Reflect Hour – Hackney Childrens

13 February @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackney Service Centre, Hackney, E8 1DY

Join our Read&ReflectHour in Hackney and meet with colleagues to catch up on the latest social work research. DETAILS COMING SOON This is how it works: A journal article or reading will be sent out three weeks before the Read&ReflectHour giving you time to read it beforehand. You will then have an opportunity to appraise it and discuss its application to practice with your colleagues and a facilitator. There is no need to sign-up; if you are interested, just drop-in.…

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