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

9 April @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
173 - 177 Euston Road, London, England NW1 2BJ 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 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
173 - 177 Euston Road, London, England NW1 2BJ 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 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
173 - 177 Euston Road, London, England NW1 2BJ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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