Upcoming events

Children in Need – Understanding Service Provision (England) 
Webinar – Monday 11 July, 12.30-1.30pm

Unpacking the findings of our Children in Need research and reflect on the implications for future policy.

We will hear from Shungu Chigocha, Associate Director Practice Improvement and Quality Assurance, Achieving for Children, about what the findings mean for local authorities.

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Understanding Residential Care

Webinar – Monday 18 July, 12.00-13.00pm

Hear about the findings of the our residential care research. We will reflect on the implications for future policy and will hear from Emmanuel Akpan-Inwang, founder and director of the Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust, on what this means for the sector.

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Understanding Formal Kinship Care

Webinar – Monday 25 July, 12.00-13.00pm

WWCSC will share the findings of our research into kinship care and reflect on the implications for future policy and we will hear what this means for the sector. We’ll be joined by Paul McGrath from Kinship.

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Secure Children’s Homes

Webinar – Monday 1 August 12.00-1.00pm

WWCSC will share the findings from our research into Secure Children’s Homes and reflect on the implications for future policy.

We will also  hear from Alice Roe, from the Family Justice Observatory, who will discuss how this research builds on their own findings and the next steps for the sector.

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Resources from previous events

Social Work Innovation during COVID-19 – Findings from the Research

20 July 2021

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Building and maintaining a healthy, happy social care team

18 March 2021

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Unlocking the facts of secure children’s homes

1 March 2021

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NIHR-WWCSC funding opportunity – information webinar

4 February 2021

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Supporting children and young people who have experienced trauma

22 October 2020

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Actively involving children and families in identifying needs and planning support

12 October 2020

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Information webinar – increasing interest in higher and further education

5 October 2020

Machine Learning in Children’s Social Care

30 September 2020

Ensuring a smooth transition back to education

24 August 2020

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