Cultural Competency in Carers Assessments – ONLINE

Date: 25/05/2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Online - ZOOM

Who is it for: Practitioners at all levels

This workshop will support social workers to understand how diversity shapes the lives and experiences of carers and will explore how practitioners can enhance their cultural competence in the work of assessment and support planning for carers.

Caring occurs in all communities and all kinds of relationships, and while there are shared and common features in the experience of all carers, there more

Anti-Racism in Social Work Practice – ONLINE

Date: 15/04/2021

Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: ONLINE - Zoom

Who is it for: Social Workers and Managers at all levels

Speaker: Liz Howard, Professional Officer with BASW and Qualified and Registered Social Worker.

The Black Lives Matter movement has exposed the horrendous injustice, discrimination and oppression faced by black and minority ethnic people on a daily basis around the globe. As a society, we fall dreadfully short of the mark when it comes to ensuring equality more

Anti-Racism in Social Work Practice – ONLINE

Date: 05/07/2021

Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: ONLINE - Zoom

Who is it for: Social Workers and Managers at all levels

Speaker: Wayne Reid, Professional Officer, Social Worker and Anti-racism Visionary for BASW England.

The Black Lives Matter movement has exposed the horrendous injustice, discrimination and oppression faced by black and minority ethnic people on a daily basis around the globe. As a society, we fall dreadfully short of the mark when it comes to ensuring equality more

Homelessness and COVID-19 Conference – ONLINE

Date: 25/03/2021

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: ONLINE - Collaborate

Who is it for: London Met Students, London Met Staff and places available for General Admission

This conference examines the impact of COVID-19 on homelessness. It will feature speakers who will examine front line responses, policy, partnership working and what local authorities can do.

Introduction Professor Lynn Dobbs, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of London Metropolitan University.

Speakers confirmed:

  • Dom Gates, Director of Services at Providence Row.
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Panel discussion with speakers and current and former students chaired by Chris Lane, Head of Social Work for the School of Social Professions of London Metropolitan University.

Step Up to Social Work Information Event 2021/23

Date:

Time: -

Location: Online

Who is it for: You are eligible to apply for the programme if you have; An honours degree (1st or 2.1) OR A 2.2 honours degree with an additional post graduate qualification at level 6, such as a postgraduate diploma or masters degree AND GCSE Maths and English at grades C or above (or equivalent) AND Experience of working with children and families

Step Up to Social Work is a Department for Education (DfE) initiative which aims to increase the number of high quality social workers by supporting graduates and career changers to start a new career in social work, working with vulnerable children, young people and families.

For dates, times and more information, see document below.

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Social Work Employability Conference by London Metropolitan University

Date: 08/02/2021

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Virtual

Who is it for: London Metropolitan University Final Year Social Work students and alumni only

London Metropolitan University is hosting its 1st Annual Employability Conference, and this year it will be a virtual event!

The event is aimed at all our final year social work students and recent alumni and will cover:

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*Students have the chance to chat with employers between 12 pm - 2 pm

Safeguarding and Carers – ONLINE

Date: 03/03/2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: ONLINE - Zoom

Who is it for: Adult Social Workers at all levels

Facilitator: Greg Ryan, Senior Social Work lecturer at London Metropolitan University.

Carer harm occurs when carers experience violence or become subject to controlling or coercive behaviour, either on an incidental or systematic basis, from the person for whom they care. Many Social Workers will encounter examples of carer harm in the course of their practice, but this more

Promoting Positive Father Involvement – ONLINE

Date: 24/02/2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Online - ZOOM

Who is it for: Practitioners at all levels

Facilitator: Kevin J Brazant MA, FRSA, FHEA, CeP

This seminar explores the challenge of promoting positive father involvement where there is historic DV and abuse and introduces a controversial form of abuse called ‘Parental Alienation’ (PA) which is an extreme form of parental gate keeping. This session intends to also consider issues of historic more

Mental Health & the Workplace: Applying understandings of ‘Personality Disorder’ to facilitate effective practice – ONLINE

Date: 09/02/2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: ONLINE - Zoom

Who is it for: Social Workers at all levels

Facilitator: Mark Wheeler MA, MSW, PGCE, FHEA; Acting Head of Social Work at the University of East London.

Work in social service settings is gratifying yet can impact our person in unhealthy ways. Current social climates often exacerbate existing tensions causing emotive professional situations to illicit feelings of isolation, detachment, and/or distrust. This dynamic more

Assessment in a virtual world – ONLINE

Date: 04/12/2020

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Online - ZOOM

Who is it for: Practice Educators, Placement Supervisors , PEPs trainees

This webinar will explore triangulation of assessment in the virtual world. This will involve considering questions like - How do you undertake a direct observation of virtual practice? What should this look (and feel) like? How does contemporary practice link with the assessment requirements in social work practice? What are some of the barriers and enablers in terms assessment for practice educators? more

Facilitating student learning in a virtual world – ONLINE

Date: 03/11/2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Online - ZOOM

Who is it for: Practice Educators, Placement Supervisors , PEPs trainees

This will consider the impact of current ways of working on student learning. What should a contemporary practice-learning curriculum look like? Drawing on traditional learning theories we will explore how practice educators can support student social workers to learn and develop their practice when placement learning environments look so different. Issues around situated learning and arranging more

Supervision in a virtual world – ONLINE

Date: 17/11/2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Online - ZOOM

Who is it for: Practice Educators, Placement Supervisors , PEPs trainees

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