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Online Practitioner Research CPD Workshop (PRWs)

To raise awareness of the benefits of practitioners doing research and provide training and development on how to undertake practitioner research.

  • 17th Feb – How can we frame a research question?
  • 17th March – How to do a focus group?

Online Practitioner Research CPD Workshop (PRWs)

Run each month by the CMSWTP Research Hub to raise awareness of the benefits of practitioners doing research and provide training and development on how to undertake practitioner research.

  • 14th April PRW. Topic – One practitioner’s experience of undertaking research (Helen Jones – Warrington Borough Council) and an introduction to CMSWTP Research Project: A profile of students admitted to the Social Work Degree in the CMSWTP Region (Selwyn Stanley)

Online Practitioner Research CPD Workshop (PRWs)

Run each month by the CMSWTP Research Hub to raise awareness of the benefits of practitioners doing research and provide training and development on how to undertake practitioner research.

  • 19th May PRW. Topic – Analysing Qualitative data: Content analysis (TBC)
    and an introduction to CMSWTP Research Project: What difference does a Parent and/or Connected Carer Participation Group make in local authority child protection, child in need and child looked after social work intervention? What helps or hinders setting up and working with an effective Parent and Connected Carer Participation Group? (Nigel Kelleher- EHU, Helen Lea – LCC, Eoanna Stathopoulos – EHU)

Online Practitioner Research CPD Workshop (PRWs)

Run each month by the CMSWTP Research Hub to raise awareness of the benefits of practitioners doing research and provide training and development on how to undertake practitioner research.

  • 15th June PRW. Topic – Ethical Issues (Rhona O’Brien- LHU) and an introduction to CMSWTP Research Project: What are the frontline practitioners’ experiences of increasing Care Orders at home? (Ciaran Murphy – EHU)

Online Practitioner Research CPD Workshop (PRWs)

Run each month by the CMSWTP Research Hub to raise awareness of the benefits of practitioners doing research and provide training and development on how to undertake practitioner research.

  • 15th July PRW. Topic – How to write up research? (TBC) and an introduction to CMSWTP Research Project: From student to practitioner; race, racism and social work. (Andrea Newman – LJMU and Philomena Harrison – LHU)

PEPs Training

PEPS Level 1 and 2 combined -2 year programme with 10 sessions to complete. Places for this training are identified by employing Partner Placement Leads.

Peer Mentoring Training Package 15th March 10 - 4pm

Providing training to SW’s who wish to provide additional support and mentorship to an ASYE. To provide a Peer Mentor Handbook, plus some additional resources from Siobhan Maclean to help a peer mentor when undertaking this role. There will be a one-day training, which will include a launch of the materials and then a delivered training session on group supervision. Facilitated by Siobhan Maclean and Bridget Caffrey from UoC.

CMSWTP Teacher Practitioner Status Training

A series of half day workshops that focus on key subjects/issues that face individuals who are new to teaching in Higher Education.

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