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This page has been developed to show the variety of CPD options available to support and develop social work professionals across adult and children’s services. These will help to support social workers to develop their knowledge and skills in line with the Knowledge and Skills Statements (KSS) and Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).  Download the full booklet here (please note: this will be regularly updated to reflect new CPD):  CPD Booklet_ 03_May_22

International Conference on Social Work

May 16-17, 2022 in Paris, France

Join us at the International Conference on Social Work aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Social Work.

Social Work Action Network (SWAN) Conference

Saturday 21st May at Liverpool Hope University (L16 9JD)

It is running as a face to face event, but as a result we are limiting places to 250. The event is free to all students and Merseyside based practitioners (though, if possible, we are asking for a donation to cover tea/coffee and packed lunch). Amongst others, there are sessions on working in children and families, mental health, working with refugees, Social work in Palestine, social work and climate change, trans rights and social work, BLM and social work and social work and women’s oppression. The conference starts at 10.30 with a keynote from BJSW editor Vassilis Ioakimidis.

 

Practice Development Events

various dates

This programme of events is organised by Making Research Count. Click below for the full schedule for those working in and with adults and older people’s services for Spring/Summer 2022

Events (ASC) Feb 2022 – Making Research Count

Trauma Informed Practice

A series of 4 half day sessions on Trauma Awareness.

See CPD Booklet_ 03_May_22 for more information and learning outcomes.

Dates TBC.  All sessions 9:30am – 1:00pm

Practice Development Events

various dates

This programme of events is organised by Making Research Count. Click below for the full schedule for those working in and with children’s services for Spring/Summer 2022

Events (CSC) Feb 2022 – (002) Making Research Count

How Child-Focused are Child Protection Conferences?

How Child-Focused are Child Protection Conferences? Findings from a Qualitative Study

Tuesday 28 June 2022

11.00am – 12.30pm
Dr Helen Richardson Foster, University of Central Lancashire

Local authority bookings may need to be made via your Learning and Development Department. For all other bookings, please email: mrc@beds.ac.uk

International Conference on Family Law and Social Welfare

December 09-10, 2022 in London

International Conference on Family Law and Social Welfare aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Family Law and Social Welfare.

Teacher Practitioner Status (TPS) Training

All sessions 9:30am - 1.00pm

See CPD Booklet_ 03_May_22 for Cohort dates

A series of 5 half day workshops that focus on key subjects/issues that face
individuals who are new to teaching in Higher Education. The workshops will
provide an opportunity to discuss experiences, share ideas and gain some
information about a range of techniques and processes that may help in teaching. This programme, if completed will lead to recognition as a CMSWTP
Teacher Practitioner. It can also lead to teaching qualifications with Advance
HE and SEDA. After completing the training, you would need to compile a short portfolio, with our support.

Child Sexual Abuse

Various dates

The Cheshire and Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership has joined with the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (www.csacentre.org.uk) to offer this training programme to our partnership.

Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Event

21st June 2022 - 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Come and hear from current AMHP’s about the role and responsibilities and how you could join them and become an AMHP. This event is aimed at both Adult and Children’s Social Workers, as there is a growing need for more Children’s Social Workers to become AMHP’s due to the age range of people requiring mental health support and intervention becoming younger.

 

Team Managers' Network - Adults

6th September 2022 - 2.00pm - 3.00pm

These quarterly run sessions provide an opportunity to:
1. Share learning and experiences with one another, across the Cheshire and Merseyside region;
2. Offer peer support;
3. Reflect on management dilemmas bringing in multiple perspectives.
Please see invite in calendar for theme for the meeting.

 

Team Managers' Network - Children's

21st October 2022 - 10.00am - 11.30am

These quarterly run sessions provide an opportunity to:
1. Share learning and experiences with one another, across the Cheshire and Merseyside region;
2. Offer peer support;
3. Reflect on management dilemmas bringing in multiple perspectives.
Please see invite in calendar for theme for the meeting.