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All resources from the NHSScotland Event 2015 are now available on the Event website at www.nhsscotlandevent.com. In its 10th year, the NHSScotland Event proved to be a resounding success with over 1,600 registered delegates from NHSScotland, the wider public sector and the third sector coming together to share learning and…
Teenagers from Reading have been learning how to spot the signs of mental health problems and the ways in which they can be overcome, thanks to an initiative from the University of Reading. Staff and students from the University's Anxiety and Depression in Young People Research Unit (ANDY) delivered free…
The Scottish Government and Scottish Ministers are keen to engage with front line social service workers by setting up a series of practitioner events across Scotland. The aim is to enable Ministers and the Scottish Government’s Chief Social Work Adviser, Alan Baird, to engage directly with front line workers from…
A workshop presented by the Department of Justice to help social workers spot the signs that someone may be trafficked will take place on 25 March at the NIASW office in Belfast. Social Workers can find out more about human trafficking - what to do, who to contact and how…
Research in Practice for Adults (RiPfA) are running four workshops in March to support Team Managers who need to understand and deliver effective lifespan safeguarding in practice for people with learning disabilities. The workshops will deliver the following: Clearer understanding of how risk enablement and person-centred working can begin earlier…
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) are working with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland and the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) to deliver 'Informed About Dementia' sessions for housing staff. These free interactive workshops will help attendees understand how to use Promoting Excellence materials to improve knowledge and skills…
The National Skills Academy for Health has launched a new programme of workshops and accredited courses to help healthcare employers across the UK improve the capability, efficiency and capacity of their workforce. Led by health and social care management and leadership experts, theses sector-leading training programmes and workshops provide participants…
Throughout 2014/2015 the Northern Irish Social Care Council (NISCC) will be hosting a series of free lunchtime seminars highlighting new initiatives, new research and outcomes from reviews that are relevant to social work and social care. The first seminar ‘Understanding and Tackling Chronic Neglect in Children’ will be presented by…
An IRISS and CCPS commissioned research project examining how welfare reform is impacting on the social services workforce are hosting a workshop next month. Participants from organisations in the voluntary, care & support and housing sector are invited to contribute their experiences and reflect on the outcomes of the research…
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