Making Research Count events

The aim of Making Research Count is to promote communication and knowledge sharing between academics and social care professionals to enable front line staff to benefit from the latest research and development. This is done through an ongoing programme of conferences, seminars and workshops. The latest events are shown below.

Please see our Making Research Count pages for more information.

For more information get in touch by ringing 01904 321237 or emailing spsw-mrc@york.ac.uk

Upcoming Making Research Count (York) events

Mon
11
Feb

Understanding and responding to Forced Marriage, ‘Honour’-Based Violence, Transnational Marriage Abandonment and Dowry Violence;

This seminar covers specific forms of violence against women. Hear from an eminent researcher and a colleague with personal experience. Suitable for those who are new to this work and those with prior experience.

Wed
6
Mar

Hospital social work; under-recognised and under-valued?

Jo Moriarty will present the findings from a review of hospital social work for the Department of Health. Jo’s findings will cover the role of hospital social work in both adults and children.

Thu
14
Mar

Adolescent Neglect

An update of a long term study, including validating new measures of young people's experiences of parental care and support

Wed
3
Apr

‘Young Smiles’; an intervention for children with mentally ill parents

Young Smiles’ is a three year community-based research project to improve the quality of life in children of parents with serious mental ill-health. Lina Gega will present the findings of the research and introduce delegates to the delivery manual that supports interventions.

Tue
9
Jul

Understanding and Supporting Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

This event will cover understanding and responding to inappropriate sexual behaviour by children and young people and supporting those who parent children displaying this behaviour, particularly foster parents and carers.

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Making Research Count (York)
Department of Social Policy & Social Work
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD

Lisa Thurlow
MRC Administrator 
Tel: 01904 321237
lisa.thurlow@york.ac.uk