Opportunities

What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care: Update for Directors of Children’s Services

As you will know, a new What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is being developed to help to improve the lives of children, young people and families.   The Centre will support social workers, their managers, practice leaders and their colleagues across the range of children’s services, by providing ready access to trustworthy, useful evidence…

NESWA KSS Briefing Sessions – New Dates Announced!

NESWA KSS Briefings Following the success of last year’s KSS briefing sessions, NESWA is pleased to announce another series of dates across the North East. These sessions are for social work practitioners & managers in Local Authorities and for registered social workers in HEIs and Trusts Aims To provide an overview of the Knowledge and…

An Introduction to Families, Drugs and Alcohol – Thursday 22nd November

Balance is offering a free one day accredited course delivered by Adfam, a national charity which improves life for families affected by drugs and alcohol, to support the development of Alcohol Free Childhood in the North East. We are seeking your support to secure the engagement of Early Help or similar services working with families…

Postgraduate Social Work

Northumbria University is proud of its postgraduate social work courses, with our MA Social Work designed to enable students to gain both a Masters degree and apply to be a registered social worker. On successful completion, graduates can apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. This up-to-date and modernised curriculum has been…

Research in Practice

Research in Practice has over 17 years’ experience in helping organisations, teams and individuals to access, understand and apply evidence in their work with children, young people and families. We aim to enable safer decision-making, more effective resource allocation and robust child-centred practice. Research in Practice provides professionals with a range of resources and learning…

Co-Production a Better Route to Impact? – Tuesday 20th November

Service User Co-Production and Participation in Mental Health – Tuesday 20th November, 9:00-12:00 Room 5, The Durham Centre, Belmont, Co. Durham, DH1 3TN Participation, user led, collaboration, co-production are all common terms used to describe the involvement of people in learning, teaching and research. This masterclass will explore the meaning of these around the blurring…

Systems Centred Theory – Free Workshop for Social Work Practitioners & Students

GAPS (Groups for the Advancement of Psychodynamics and Psychotherapy in Social Work) are hosting a free workshop in Newcastle this Friday!! (2nd November) Research shows that building the working alliance is central to successful social work, yet is sometimes difficult to achieve. This workshop sets out to develop participants’ skills in conducting purposeful social work…

NESWA helping to Mend The Gap

NESWA colleagues have been recognised for their work on a fantastic social work project called Mend The Gap. To learn more, please see the following link: http://neswa.org.uk/mend-the-gap/ The project was designed to further develop communication between service users and social work practitioners by creating an equal learning environment where people can share knowledge and experiences…

SAGE Publishing – NESWA Discount Code

Hello and Happy New Year!! We hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas and New Year – Here at NESWA we are very much back to full speed ahead with a range of exciting projects which we hope to deliver in the near future. In the meantime, we have been offered a fantastic opportunity by…

North East Jobs Website

North East Jobs is the best location to find public sector vacancies in the North East of England. With North East Jobs you can search and apply online. Registration is free and takes a few minutes.  Once you’ve registered you can improve your job search by creating a Talent Profile and sign up to receive…

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