Making Research Count events 2017/18

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Improving outcomes for looked after children using evidence based practice and commissioning

Friday 13 July 2018

This all-day workshop will present findings from action research which provide important messages for commissioners, practitioners and providers of services for looked after children.

Child protection systems and outcomes: a comparative perspective

Monday 2 July 2018

At this event, delegates will hear about a study involving England, Germany, and the Netherlands, which has compared child protection policies, systems and practice to understand their impact on children and families.

Male Depression

Thursday 24 May 2018

Join us to hear about male depression and the different ways of encouraging men to seek help.

Adults at Risk: the problems of gambling and hoarding

Monday 23 April 2018

What is the incidence of gambling-related harm for adults at risk, especially those with dementia, cognitive impairment and mental health problems ? What is the current practice, and where are the gaps, in supporting those who hoard?

'Your Life Beyond Care' - what care leavers say matters to their well-being

Thursday 1 March 2018

What are the experiences of care leavers from their own viewpoints: are they happy, safe and feel they are doing well? This session presents the findings from a Bright Spots online survey, Your Life Beyond Care, which measures the subjective well-being of care leavers.

Who cares for the carers of people with dementia?

Friday 23 February 2018

Family carers are the most valuable resource we have in dementia care, yet little is known about how best to support them.

Personality Disorders: A Social Perspective

Tuesday 20 February 2018

This workshop will consider both service users and mental health social workers understanding of personality disorder

Do children's services reflect, reinforce or reduce social inequalities?

Tuesday 5 December 2017

This session will report a major UK-wide study of inequalities in children's chances of being on child protection plans or being a looked after child.

Human trafficking: understanding the health needs of formerly trafficked people

Friday 24 November 2017

Join us to hear about health needs related to formerly trafficked adults and young people (aged 14 to 21) and key barriers to accessing health services.

Decision-making and outcomes for maltreated children

Thursday 9 November 2017

In what circumstances are some children placed in care while others are supported at home? Crucially, what are the outcomes for these two groups of children?

Helping or hindering in adult safeguarding: an investigation of practice

Tuesday 17 October 2017

This seminar will present findings from a project which examined social work practice and legal responses to situations where third parties obstruct access to adults at risk during safeguarding enquiries.

The Pathway to Extreme Violence and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Friday 29 September 2017

This seminar will focus on findings which consider the neurodevelopmental and psychosocial risk factors in violent offenders and also learn about where the research has suggested an association with ASD behaviours

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