Workshops

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Workshops are led by expert facilitators and provide the opportunity to explore a topic in depth with a group of colleagues from across the sector, examining the existing evidence against your expertise and experience and looking at recommendations for practice. Each workshop is designed to meet specific learning objectives.

See below for our forthcoming workshops, or do a search by entering your topic of choice in the site search facility on the right.

Restorative practice

Restorative practice

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

07 February 2019

Confident practice in court

Confident practice in court

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

26 February 2019

Restorative practice

Restorative practice

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

28 February 2019

Social care, housing and homelessness: Partnership Conference

Social care, housing and homelessness: Partnership Conference

Learning Event : Partnership conference

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

07 March 2019

Trauma-informed approaches in adult social care

Trauma-informed approaches in adult social care

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

26 March 2019

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange workshop

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

28 March 2019

Restorative practice

Restorative practice

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

03 April 2019

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

04 April 2019

PAST EVENTS:

Trauma-informed approaches in adult social care

Trauma-informed approaches in adult social care

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

13 December 2018

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Commissioning transitional mental health services that meet the needs of young people

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

29 November 2018

Confident practice in court

Confident practice in court

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

27 November 2018

Balancing risks and rights

Balancing risks and rights

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

10 October 2018

Link Officers’ Annual Meeting

Link Officers’ Annual Meeting

Link Officers' Annual Meeting : Networking Event

Maple House Birmingham

20 September 2018

Confident practice in court

Confident practice in court

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

13 September 2018

Risks, rights and the role of the state: Leaders’ Forum

Risks, rights and the role of the state: Leaders’ Forum

Leaders' Forum : Networking Event

Woodland Grange Conference Centre Leamington Spa

14 June 2018

Exploitation of adults: Partnership Conference

Exploitation of adults: Partnership Conference

Learning Event : Partnership conference

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

22 March 2018

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

21 March 2018

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

15 March 2018

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

08 March 2018

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

27 February 2018

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

08 February 2018

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Sexual exploitation and mental health of adults

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

18 January 2018

Working with people who hoard

Working with people who hoard

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

17 January 2018

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

09 January 2018

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Working with people who may lack mental capacity

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Holiday Inn Swindon

12 December 2017

Working with people who hoard

Working with people who hoard

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Colmore Gate Birmingham

29 November 2017

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library

Open Access Event : Workshop open access

Social Care Institute for Excellence London

21 November 2017

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

14 November 2017

Innovations in safeguarding – the transition from adolescence to adulthood

Innovations in safeguarding – the transition from adolescence to adulthood

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

19 October 2017

Working with people who hoard

Working with people who hoard

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

11 October 2017

Link Officers' Annual Meeting

Link Officers' Annual Meeting

Link Officers' Annual Meeting : Networking Event

De Vere Colmore Gate Birmingham

05 October 2017

Values-based system and service redesign: Leaders’ Forum

Values-based system and service redesign: Leaders’ Forum

Leaders' Forum : Networking Event

Aston Conference Birmingham

28 September 2017

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library (open access)

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library (open access)

Open Access Event : Research messages workshop

Social Care Institute for Excellence London

20 September 2017

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Working with parents who have a learning disability

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

19 September 2017

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library (open access)

Making the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) accessible through a national library (open access)

Learning Event : Workshop open access

Devere Venue Birmingham

14 September 2017

Family group conferencing with adults

Family group conferencing with adults

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

06 June 2017

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Colmore Gate Birmingham

22 March 2017

Strengths-based practice with older people: Partnership Conference

Strengths-based practice with older people: Partnership Conference

Learning Event : Partnership conference

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

16 March 2017

With a growing ageing population, and following the announcement of the Chief Social Worker’s plan to place a firmer focus on working with older people, RiPfA’s annual conference for 2016-17 will focus…

Supporting adults with learning disabilities to have positive sexual relationships

Supporting adults with learning disabilities to have positive sexual relationships

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

02 March 2017

Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar 2017

Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar 2017

Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar : Networking Event

The Nuffield Foundation London

09 February 2017

What does devolution mean for children’s and adults’ services? Devolution is a key strategic policy matter for local areas in England. It involves the transfer of specific budgets and powers to local areas…

Supporting adults with learning disabilities to have positive sexual relationships

Supporting adults with learning disabilities to have positive sexual relationships

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

CIWEM London

01 February 2017

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

19 January 2017

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Middle Leaders' Development Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

29 November 2016

Developing effective commissioner and provider relationships

Developing effective commissioner and provider relationships

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Place Aparthotel Manchester

09 November 2016

Asset-based work with communities

Asset-based work with communities

Learning Event : Networking Event

Online

10 October 2016

Embedding evidence-informed practice

Embedding evidence-informed practice

Link Officers' Annual Meeting : Networking Event

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

29 September 2016

Asset-based work with communities

Asset-based work with communities

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Place Aparthotel Manchester

14 July 2016

An introduction to legal literacy for social care practitioners

An introduction to legal literacy for social care practitioners

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

30 June 2016

Devolution

Devolution

Leaders' Forum

Malmaison Birmingham Birmingham

09 June 2016

An introduction to legal literacy for social care practitioners

An introduction to legal literacy for social care practitioners

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

De Vere Colmore Gate Birmingham

12 May 2016

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Learning Event : Workshop open access

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

05 May 2016

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Learning Event : Workshop open access

Engineers' House Bristol

04 May 2016

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Train the trainer workshops: social work practice with carers

Learning Event : Workshop open access

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

03 May 2016

The Department of Health has commissioned RiPfA to develop tools and resources to support social work practice with carers. We are running three workshops (London, Birmingham and Bristol) to introduce…

Improving the quality of care and support for older people: How can the NICE guidelines help?

Improving the quality of care and support for older people: How can the NICE guidelines help?

External Event : Workshop open access

The Studio Manchester Manchester

22 March 2016

Attachment aware practice

Attachment aware practice

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

16 March 2016

Reimagining adult social care - looking to the evidence<br />Partnership Conference

Reimagining adult social care - looking to the evidence
Partnership Conference

Learning Event : Partnership conference

De Vere Venues Colmore Gate Birmingham

10 March 2016

Engaging communities, building social capital, changing the relationship between state and citizen: Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar (CTS)

Engaging communities, building social capital, changing the relationship between state and citizen: Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar (CTS)

Councillors' and Trustees' Seminar

Local Government Association House London

04 February 2016

Working effectively with whole families where learning disability is a factor: Research Message Workshop

Working effectively with whole families where learning disability is a factor: Research Message Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Leeds Club Leeds

24 November 2015

Involving people with dementia Research Message workshop

Involving people with dementia Research Message workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

14 May 2015

Supporting people who self-neglect Research Messages Workshop

Supporting people who self-neglect Research Messages Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

29 April 2015

Putting people at the heart of services; making outcomes meaningful Partnership Conference

Putting people at the heart of services; making outcomes meaningful Partnership Conference

Learning Event : Partnership conference

Maple House Birmingham

26 March 2015

Lifespan safeguarding for people with learning disabilities Team Managers' Workshop

Lifespan safeguarding for people with learning disabilities Team Managers' Workshop

Learning Event : Team managers workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

25 March 2015

Getting an outcomes approach into practice Research Messages Workshop

Getting an outcomes approach into practice Research Messages Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

King's House Conference Centre Manchester

19 March 2015

Promoting emotional resilience in social work teams Research Messages Workshop

Promoting emotional resilience in social work teams Research Messages Workshop

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

20 January 2015

Approaches to personalisation across the lifespan Knowledge Exchange Workshop

Approaches to personalisation across the lifespan Knowledge Exchange Workshop

Learning Event : Knowledge exchange forum

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

09 October 2014

RiPfA Leaders' Forum: Empowering communities to find solutions

RiPfA Leaders' Forum: Empowering communities to find solutions

Leaders' Forum

The St John's Hotel Solihull

02 October 2014

Link Officer and Champions' Annual Meeting

Link Officer and Champions' Annual Meeting

Link Officers' Annual Meeting : Networking Event

The Studio Birmingham Birmingham

26 June 2014

Ensuring effective assessment on the frontline Pilot workshop

Ensuring effective assessment on the frontline Pilot workshop

Learning Event

The Signing Tree Conference Centre Birmingham

24 June 2014

Maximising independence for people with dementia

Maximising independence for people with dementia

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Place Aparthotel Manchester

24 June 2014

Conference, in partnership with Skills for Care: Training transfer

Conference, in partnership with Skills for Care: Training transfer

Learning Event

Somerset County Cricket Club Taunton

05 June 2014

Research messages workshop: Getting an outcomes approach into practice

Research messages workshop: Getting an outcomes approach into practice

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

21 May 2014

Promoting emotional resilience in social work teams Team Managers' Workshop

Promoting emotional resilience in social work teams Team Managers' Workshop

Learning Event : Team managers workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

11 March 2014

Social workers need to develop emotional resilience to manage the challenges they will face" (Laming, 2009). Emotional resilience enables individuals to adapt to different challenges in their life.

Conference: Maintaining quality with reducing resources

Conference: Maintaining quality with reducing resources

Learning Event : Partnership conference

Maple House Birmingham

27 February 2014

Research messages workshop: Working preventatively in adult social care

Research messages workshop: Working preventatively in adult social care

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) London

22 January 2014

Research messages workshop: Engaging users at the front-line

Research messages workshop: Engaging users at the front-line

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

Engineers' House Bristol

02 October 2013

Getting impact from safeguarding training

Getting impact from safeguarding training

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Studio Manchester Manchester

02 July 2013

Change Project: Analysis and Critical Reflection Pilot

Change Project: Analysis and Critical Reflection Pilot

Change Project

Murray Edwards College Cambridge

13 March 2013

Research messages workshop: Inspiring Reflective Practice for Performance

Research messages workshop: Inspiring Reflective Practice for Performance

Learning Event : Research messages workshop

The Circle Sheffield

05 March 2013

Safety Matters: The essentials

Safety Matters: The essentials

Bespoke : In-house workshop

BVSC Birmingham

26 February 2013

Delivering Effective Supervision Under Pressure Team Managers' Workshop

Delivering Effective Supervision Under Pressure Team Managers' Workshop

Learning Event : Team managers workshop

University of Surrey Guildford

06 December 2011

Research has shown that supervision is vital to ensuring that social care professionals feel confident in their work. The Social Work Reform Board and Munro Review also emphasised supervision as one of…



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