NIROMP in partnership with the PSW Network – launch of a national research and practice improvement project

A NATIONAL RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ON DIGITAL PROFESSIONALISM AND ONLINE SAFEGUARDING The national Principal Children and Families Social Worker (PCFSW) network is working in partnership with the National IRO Managers Partnership (NIROMP), CAFCASS, Making Research Count, Research and Management Consultancy Centre and a number of local authorities to undertake a national research and … Continue reading NIROMP in partnership with the PSW Network – launch of a national research and practice improvement project

STEPLADDER OF ACHIEVEMENT – Helping young people develop financial know-how

Stepladder of Achievement The Stepladder of Achievement is an online learning tool for 15-25 year olds to develop financial know-how and for making plans for your future. It has six Steps for to work through. And it’s free to use!A certificate of completion is provided on completion of all 6 steps. Additional benefits include connection … Continue reading STEPLADDER OF ACHIEVEMENT – Helping young people develop financial know-how

Children in Care: Preserving Family Connections? FREE event – 19th September

Forrest Hills, 19th September 2019, 10.00 - 4.45 Free to attend, lunch provided We are pleased to promote this FREE event which will be chaired by Deborah Woodcock (Operations Director: Family, and Principal Social Worker, Stockport). EVENT DETAILS Forrest Hills, 19th September 2019, 10.00 - 4.45 Free to attend, lunch provided The Centre for Child and Family Justice in partnership … Continue reading Children in Care: Preserving Family Connections? FREE event – 19th September

BASW Black Country Branch Meeting Event: ‘Children in Care: Legal to discriminate?’

Should it be illegal to discriminate against children in care, care leavers or care experienced? BASW are running this FREE event on Monday, 30 September 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm in Wolverhampton. This event will explore the argument why ‘care experience’ should be a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. Expected learning outcomes are - Information for … Continue reading BASW Black Country Branch Meeting Event: ‘Children in Care: Legal to discriminate?’

Young people get your voices heard! Develop your leadership skills.

Do you think support for young people should be designed with young people themselves? Do you have ideas on how support for younger people could be better? Do you want to help young people across England make their voices heard on the issues they face? If you have ideas about how to improve support for … Continue reading Young people get your voices heard! Develop your leadership skills.

Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder @BASW_UK @ProsperaTedam

ZUKSWA - I Can Conference Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder. For IROs, social workers, student social workers and those who would like to be social workers. Registration fee includes conference fee and lunch. Conference - 10am -1pm Workshop - 2pm-4pm BASW members receive 10% off ticket price. For further information and … Continue reading Empowering BME social workers to climb up the ladder @BASW_UK @ProsperaTedam

MIRRA one day symposium – book now

This one day symposium should be of interest to all IROs. Recommended by NIROMP: MIRRA: MEMORY – IDENTITY – RIGHTS IN RECORDS – ACCESS Date: Thursday 18th July, 9.15am-5.15pm, Location: UCL Bloomsbury Campus, London Cost: free This one-day symposium will explore information rights and responsibilities in child social care records. It is an opportunity to share and debate the … Continue reading MIRRA one day symposium – book now

FREE online course #FLChildrenMovingAlone

Unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children and young people retain their universal rights and have the right to protection. This new, free, six week online course is available to anyone with a responsibility for responding to the care and protection needs of unaccompanied and separated children and young people. The course is informed by … Continue reading FREE online course #FLChildrenMovingAlone

Research in Practice | Practice Supervisor Development Programme

Research in Practice, together with a group of partners, have formed a consortium to develop and deliver a national Practice Supervisor Development Programme (PSDP) funded by the Department for Education. Answers to some of the frequently asked questions can be found here. Key aims and values of the PSDP include "empowering practitioners to build confidence, mobilising academic … Continue reading Research in Practice | Practice Supervisor Development Programme

2018 annual conference of the UEA Centre for Research on Children and Families

Thanks to Jonathan Dickens and the UEA Centre for Resesarch for this warmest of invites to all IROs: Dear colleague I am pleased to send you the attached invitation to the 2018 annual conference of the UEA Centre for Research on Children and Families, to be held in London on 22 June 2018. The topic … Continue reading 2018 annual conference of the UEA Centre for Research on Children and Families