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Direct Practice to Achieve Positive Outcomes for Children

A three day course being delivered along side the Reinvigorating Social Work Programme.

Outline

Day one will cover understanding and explore the complexities and context associated with the child’s journey to permanence. Day two will explore the child-centred planning and decision-making and day three supporting care planning reflect on the learning from Days 1 and 2, and how this has been (or can be) put into practice.
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Description

Consider attachment patterns across the life cycle and the significance of colliding biographies
Consider the impact of neglect, abuse, trauma and delay and working within a child’s timeframe
Revisit relationship-based practice
Explore ‘resistance’ and disguised compliance
Consider the child’s world, living with an elephant (or two…) and the critical role of observation of the child and family
Explore the complexities of assessment and the researcher-practitioner model
Examine the role of ‘professional curiosity’ in analysis and critical thinking
Identify the characteristics of a robust, evidence-informed assessment, applicable to care plans, pre-birth assessments, PARs, Form Fs and SGO assessments
Explore the importance of chronologies, developing understanding of ‘significant’ events and how these can affect a child’s timeline
Examine and evaluate tools and approaches to assessing risk, resilience and parental capacity to change in both male and female parents/carers
Explore approaches to making child-focused contact decisions, supporting children, parents and carers, and assessing sibling relationshipst Two Child-centred planning and decision making
Explore the role of life stories, life story work and the later life letter Consider the research on reunification and assessment of risk and protective factors Focus on supporting birth parents, better understand the impact of repeat removals and parents’ loss and trauma, and the crucial role of pre-birth assessments & Permanence

Programme

Day 1: 17/05/2018 | 09:30 - 16:30

Title: Day 1 Direct Practice to Achieve Positve Outcomes for Chldren (previously Golden Thread)
Venue: Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development, L&D Children's Services

Day 2: 18/05/2018 | 09:30 - 16:30

Title: Day 2 Child-centred planning and decision-making
Venue: Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development, L&D Children's Services

Day 3: 15/06/2018 | 09:30 - 16:30

Title: Day 3 Supporting care planning & permanence
Venue: Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development, L&D Children's Services

Audience

Children's Services Social Workers and Team Managers

17 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30

Closing date: 26/04/2018
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Learning and Development - Children's Services
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Day 1: 17 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30
Day 1 Direct Practice to Achieve Positve Outcomes for Chldren (previously Golden Thread)
Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development
Day 2: 18 May 2018 09:30 - 16:30
Day 2 Child-centred planning and decision-making
Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development
Day 3: 15 Jun 2018 09:30 - 16:30
Day 3 Supporting care planning & permanence
Merley House (MH-RM2 / The Drawing Room), Merley House, Merley House Lane, Wimborne, BH21 3AA
Trainer: Trainer Learning & Development