Making Research Count events 2015/16

Previous events

Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change Project

Thursday 7 July 2016

Welfare conditionality is about linking welfare rights to ‘responsible’ behaviour. Project Director Professor Peter Dwyer and team members will present first wave findings from the largest ESRC-funded research project of its kind, and invite discussion.

Young People on the edge of care; innovative approaches to support

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Jo Dixon of the University of York will present findings of a number of recent studies that look at ways in which support can be provided to young people on the edge of care.

Risk and decision making in social work

Thursday 19 May 2016

A highly interactive day considering risk-taking in social work and how research and evidence can be used to support robust decision-making.

Mental health social work with children, young people and adults; messages from research and implications for practice

Thursday 21 April 2016

Professor Martin Webber, academic lead for Making Research Count in Yorkshire and the Humber and Director of the International Centre for Mental Health Social Research, will lead this interactive day on mental health social work.

Developing different perspectives on the social work profession with Dr. Sharon Shoesmith and Professor Andrew Cooper

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Sharon Shoesmith has recently been awarded a PhD for her thesis on the responses to the familial homicide of Baby P. At this event she will focus on what can be learned and how social workers should respond.

Developing an approach to engaging fathers within children’s social care

Thursday 25 February 2016

Gavin Swann, Head of Service, Safeguarding and Quality Assurance, London Borough of Croydon, will lead this interactive event.

Advocacy in social work; a research and practice event

Thursday 3 December 2015

This event considers the differences and similarities in advocacy with children and young people and adults and offers workshop options suitable for those working with children or adults.

Adult social care; messages from research, implications for practice

Tuesday 6 October 2015

This event brings together a range of research focused on the spectrum of adult social care, from everyday help and support to reflecting on learning from serious case reviews.

Safeguarding children and young people; messages from research, implications for practice

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Join our experienced panel of experts to hear the latest messages from reseach and consider the implications for your own practice.

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