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  • Learning from People with Lived Experience Seminar: "You must have enjoyed it".
    Learning from People with Lived Experience Seminar: "You must have enjoyed it".
    Thu, 06 Jun
    Microsoft Teams
    06 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    06 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    David Gowar M.A. guides us through a personal account of domestic abuse and coercive control.
  • An Introduction to Parental Alienation
    An Introduction to Parental Alienation
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Microsoft Teams
    12 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Microsoft Teams
    12 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Microsoft Teams
    Join us as we learn the definition of parental alienation, consider research and theory that can inform practitioners, and explore the impact parental alienation can have on social workers.
  • Team around the student 2024
    Team around the student 2024
    Tue, 02 Jul
    Microsoft Teams
    02 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 11:00
    Microsoft Teams
    02 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 11:00
    Microsoft Teams
    A webinar for Practice Educators, On Site Supervisors or anyone interested in undertaking either of these roles in the future.
  • The role of Team Managers & Senior Practitioners in supporting student placements.
    The role of Team Managers & Senior Practitioners in supporting student placements.
    Tue, 02 Jul
    Microsoft Teams
    02 Jul 2024, 12:30 – 13:15
    Microsoft Teams
    02 Jul 2024, 12:30 – 13:15
    Microsoft Teams
    Part of our Team around the student 2024 Webinar series. This webinar is aimed at any Team Manager or Senior Practitioner who has responsibility for supervising a staff member who is acting as a Practice Educators, an On-Site Supervisor, or who has staff who might like to undertake these roles.
  • Honour Based Abuse Training Taster Workshop (Honour in a Crime? project)
    Honour Based Abuse Training Taster Workshop (Honour in a Crime? project)
    Wed, 10 Jul
    Microsoft Teams
    10 Jul 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Microsoft Teams
    10 Jul 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Microsoft Teams
  • Training to support male victims of domestic abuse (2 half-days)
    Training to support male victims of domestic abuse (2 half-days)
    Tue, 21 May
    Microsoft Teams
    21 May 2024, 09:30 – 22 May 2024, 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    21 May 2024, 09:30 – 22 May 2024, 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    1 in 6 men suffer domestic abuse in their lifetime and 1 in every 3 victims are male. How can we ensure men and their children receive the support they need in their local community? Training will be delivered over 2 mornings, participants must be able to attend both dates (21st & 22nd May).
  • Let's Talk About Race.
    Let's Talk About Race.
    Wed, 15 May
    Microsoft Teams
    15 May 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    15 May 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    A safe space for participants to have discussions on the themes of bias and race, and to explore and reflect on their own experiences.
  • 2024 Practice Educators Conference - “The Future of Practice Education”
    2024 Practice Educators Conference - “The Future of Practice Education”
    Wed, 24 Apr
    Birmingham
    24 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Birmingham, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB, UK
    24 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Birmingham, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB, UK
    Inviting all Practice Educators to enjoy a day of inspiring presentations, interactive workshops, and the chance to network and share ideas with other Practice Educators from across the region in an iconic setting. Hosted in collaboration with Birmingham City Council.
  • Hoarding and Self-Neglect Training.
    Hoarding and Self-Neglect Training.
    Thu, 18 Apr
    Microsoft Teams
    18 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    18 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    Providing practitioners with solutions to facilitate engagement in healing relationships with a person who self-neglects and/or hoards.
  • Training to support male victims of domestic abuse (2 half-days)
    Training to support male victims of domestic abuse (2 half-days)
    Tue, 09 Apr
    Microsoft Teams
    09 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 10 Apr 2024, 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    09 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 10 Apr 2024, 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    1 in 6 men suffer domestic abuse in their lifetime and 1 in every 3 victims are male. How can we ensure men and their children receive the support they need in their local community? Training will be delivered over 2 mornings, participants must be able to attend both dates (9th & 10th April).
  • Valuing Social Work, North (2 day course)
    Valuing Social Work, North (2 day course)
    Tue, 19 Mar
    Stafford
    19 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 16:30
    Stafford, 1 Staffordshire Pl, Stafford ST16 2LR, UK
    19 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 16:30
    Stafford, 1 Staffordshire Pl, Stafford ST16 2LR, UK
    A 2-day in person course for social work practitioners (social workers, senior practitioners, team managers) with at least 2 years in practice who are feeling disillusioned and disconnected to the profession and potentially facing a crossroads in terms of their career planning.
  • Homelessness legislation and adults
    Homelessness legislation and adults
    Thu, 14 Mar
    Microsoft Teams
    14 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    14 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    This session looks at homelessness legislation and how this works in some detail. We will cover rough sleeping, the Care Act 2014, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and working with adults who have multiple and complex needs who are also homeless.
  • Homelessness legislation and care leavers
    Homelessness legislation and care leavers
    Wed, 13 Mar
    Microsoft Teams
    13 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    13 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    This session will cover care leavers and what different housing options they might have when they leave care, touching on the importance of preparation and planning with young people and their carers/families.
  • Homelessness legislation and Children & Families
    Homelessness legislation and Children & Families
    Thu, 07 Mar
    Microsoft Teams
    07 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    07 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    Gain a better understanding of the legal duties and considerations that need to be applied when working with a child aged 16/17 who is or may be homeless.
  • Trauma informed practice
    Trauma informed practice
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 29 Feb
    Microsoft Teams
    29 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    29 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Microsoft Teams
    Improve your understanding and response to the impact of trauma on people’s lives, learn tools to develop better working relationships and gain confidence in your abilities to support those that have experienced trauma.
  • Research Seminar: Social Work with Older People
    Research Seminar: Social Work with Older People
    Thu, 22 Feb
    Microsoft Teams
    22 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    22 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Microsoft Teams
    Denise Tanner from the University of Birmingham and Reshma Patel a Service User Consultant will be guiding us through their research on Social Work with Older People.
  • Developing Anti-racist Practice: How to Facilitate Difficult Conversations.
    Developing Anti-racist Practice: How to Facilitate Difficult Conversations.
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 20 Feb
    Microsoft Teams
    20 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 13:00
    Microsoft Teams
    20 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 13:00
    Microsoft Teams
    A safe space for participants to reflect on and develop strategies and techniques for engaging in and with difficult conversations around the issue of race and racism.
  • Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control
    Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 07 Feb
    Microsoft Teams
    07 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 13:30
    Microsoft Teams
    07 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 13:30
    Microsoft Teams
    Gain a greater understanding of coercive control within domestic abuse cases. Become confident in understanding current legislation, recognising and assessing coercive control and its impact on victims and survivors, and how it can impact social workers.
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