Making Research Count events 2016/17

Previous events

Social Work in Mental Health Settings: Roles and Tasks

Thursday 6 July 2017

Join us for brand new research and the latest practical experience in mental health social work.

The Role of the Social Worker in Adoption

Thursday 22 June 2017

This event will explore social work in adoption including post adoption support and gay and lesbian adopters.

Improving outcomes for looked after children and care leavers

Thursday 4 May 2017

This seminar will provide a summary of evidence and theory relevant to improving outcomes for care leavers and looked after children. It will also offer practical solutions to improving commissioning and practice to increase the number of children and young people who experience positive outcomes.

Identifying and Responding to Alcohol Problems in Older Adults

Thursday 27 April 2017

Explore attitudes towards alcohol misuse and older adults, identifying problems, intervening, referring, and providing treatment.

Hard to reach or easy to ignore? Involving people with dementia in research as advisers and participants

Tuesday 4 April 2017

People with dementia are often excluded from taking part in research because of perceived difficulties in consent, capacity and communication. But it doesn't have to be that way! We will explore the challenges that involving people with dementia can present, and also hear about the things that can help.

Adult Safeguarding: what have we learned about what works best?

Friday 3 March 2017

Join us in Hull to hear about the latest developments in Adult Safeguarding.

Self harm and suicide - using routine data and collaboration to increase awareness and aid prevention

Thursday 12 January 2017

Join us to discuss how practitioners can use research findings and evidence to increase their awareness of the issues and identification of risks

Living in fear: experience of hate crime and victimisation amongst people with learning disabilities and autism

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Research findings capturing the experiences of people with learning disabilities and autism, families, carers and The Police.

Children’s experiences of domestic violence: understanding agency and resistance strategies

Thursday 3 November 2016

Dr Jane Callaghan on how children make sense of their experiences of living with domestic violence.

Referrals and child protection in England

Thursday 20 October 2016

Prof Andy Bilson presents research on the first national study of the English child protection system.

The internet and social media: challenges for child and family social work

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Latest research on use of technology and social media by children and young people; implications for social work.

New approaches to homelessness; connecting research, policy and practice

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Looking at key emerging lessons on prevention in homelessness strategy this session is designed to provide an overview of the latest thinking in homelessness policy.

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