Making Research Count events 2018/19

Previous events

Co-occurring substance use and interpersonal abuse among women - responding safely

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Karen will address the impact of trauma on women’s mental health and substance use

Sex Work: connecting research, policy and practice

Wednesday 3 July 2019

Rosie Campbell and Kate Brown will give an overview of their research along with insights into current policy, giving delegates opportunity to reflect on implications for practice.

Understanding and Supporting Children with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Thursday 13 June 2019

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.

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

Thursday 9 May 2019

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.

Adolescent Neglect

Thursday 14 March 2019

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

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

Wednesday 6 March 2019

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.

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

Monday 11 February 2019

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.

The Right to a Relationship

Thursday 17 January 2019

This event will look at the barriers facing people with learning disabilities in developing and sustaining sexual relationships.

Signs of Safety: What can change, and what’s harder to change?

Monday 10 December 2018

Implementing approaches to safeguarding children; how Signs of Safety impacts on casework and practice

Multiple and Intersecting Experiences and Needs: Improving Women's Access to Support

Friday 12 October 2018

What informs women's decisions to go to a helping service in the first place and then keep returning? The experiences of women involved in prostitution or who have been trafficked for purposes of sexual exploitation.

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