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Webinars and training


Free webinar: Safeguarding Children in Custody: Relationships, Advocacy and Power

Date: Wednesday, 7 August 2024

This practice-focused webinar delves into how social workers, youth justice workers and Independent Reviewing Officers can play a positive safeguarding role in the lives of the children in custody they are responsible for. You will gain a deeper understanding of the types of harm a child in custody might come to, how you can determine if they have come to harm, and how to ensure that any concerns you have are addressed appropriately.

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Free webinar: Safeguarding Children Who Go Missing: Risk, Harm and Empathy

Dates: Tuesday, 18 June 2024

This webinar is about children who go missing, the harm they experience while they are missing, and how we care for them when they return. Those who harm and exploit children rely on us not taking missing episodes seriously enough and not forming the kinds of trusted relationships with children that can disrupt patterns of abuse. If you work with children and want to stop them going missing and being at risk of harm, this webinar is for you.

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Multi-agency Peer Reflection Circle on Safeguarding Children Who Go Missing: Risk, Harm and Empathy (Exclusively for CareKnowledge Members)

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024

This peer reflection session is a follow-up to the webinar Safeguarding Children Who Go Missing: Risk, Harm and Empathy on the 18 June 2024. Facilitated by Dame Lorna Boreland-Kelly, it will give attendees of the webinar an opportunity to engage in peer reflection to form the basis of a CPD entry.

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Meet the Editors (Exclusively for CareKnowledge members)

Dates: Thursday 20 June 2024, Thursday 18 July 2024, Thursday 22 August 2024

In this series of small informal discussions, you will be able to discuss the challenges you face in your role, so we can better understand your needs. Each session is themed, so you'll be speaking directly to the relevant editor. Places are limited to ensure everyone who attends will have an opportunity to take part.

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Find out what CareKnowledge has to offer

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Whether you're a new CareKnowledge member or you're curious about whether a subscription is right for you, this one-hour session will give you a guided tour of the site and its features, as well as some handy hints and tips for getting the most from membership.

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An introduction to MyCPD

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In this session, we'll show you how to use MyCPD, CareKnowledge's integrated Continuing Professional Development tracker.

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Previous events


Recognising and Responding to Children's Disclosures of Sexual Abuse

This webinar took place on Wednesday, 8 May 2024. Video and audio replays are available now exclusively to CareKnowledge members.

The government is now making good on its promise to implement some of the recommendations made in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report. This will have wide-ranging implications for professionals and will extend the legal requirement to report instances of child sexual abuse. If you work with children and/or young people and want to develop confidence in your ability to recognise and positively respond to possible disclosures of child sexual abuse, this webinar is for you.

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) One Year On: Victim Care and Mandatory Reporting on the Frontline

This webinar took place on Thursday, 30 November 2023. A replay is available to CareKnowledge members in audio and video formats.

The IICSA final report was a watershed moment for the awareness of the national and global crisis of child sexual abuse. If you recognise the necessity of the IICSA and its recommendations but have questions around how they might work practically, how the IICSA is already leading to important changes in work with victims and survivors, and how you can support these changes, this webinar is for you.

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The Truth Project - Learning the Lessons for Practice from Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

This webinar took place on 8 November 2023. 

The lessons from the IICSA and the Truth Project are essential to how we might work together to prevent child sexual abuse and protect those who have experienced it. This webinar is for all professionals who might encounter a person who is a victim or survivor of child sexual abuse.

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New School Year, Same Struggles Ahead? Dr Ross Greene on how Social Workers and Educators can Break the Cycle and Make This Year Different

This webinar took place on Thursday, 24th August 2023.

If you work with children who struggle with social, emotional and behavioural challenges, the words 'Back to School' can signal exhausting and traumatic days ahead. This webinar is an opportunity to think about how you can support children and young people as they enter the new school year, equipped with a new understanding of behaviour and a positive way of addressing children's challenges that can bring about lasting change.

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Storytelling through case notes - language, empathy and validation

This webinar took place on Tuesday, 11 July 2023. Replays in video and audio format are available exclusively to CareKnowledge members.

Whether you are a social worker, youth offending team worker, probation officer, foster carer, teacher or police officer, you will have the responsibility of recording your understanding of a child and their story in different scenarios. If you’re passionate about the need to give young people the opportunity to see themselves validated in the notes you write, this webinar is for you.

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Implementing Dr Ross Greene’s Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) Model - learning from Warwickshire

This webinar took place on Wednesday, 26th April 2023. Video and audio replays are available now, exclusively to CareKnowledge members.

In this webinar you will hear how the CPS model came to be piloted in 34 Warwickshire schools in 2022 and is transforming thinking and practices across the county more widely, with tangible benefits already been felt by the children and practitioners involved. You will also hear how Warwickshire rolled out the model, the emerging understanding of the impact it is having and plans for implementation across children’s services more widely.

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Explosive and non-compliant children: moving from power and control to collaboration and problem solving

This webinar was broadcast on 7 February 2023. Replays are available exclusively for CareKnowledge members, in video and audio format. 

This two-hour webinar with clinical psychologist Dr Ross Greene will give you an understanding of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model and how to apply it in practice. You'll explore what Dr Greene terms 'lucky' and 'unlucky' behaviours, critically reflect on your response to children who display these behaviours, and develop renewed confidence in your ability to make a difference.

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Working with child sexual abuse survivors: Trust and trauma in practice

This webinar was broadcast on 7 December 2022. Replays are available exclusively for CareKnowledge members in video and audio format. 

This two-hour webinar will help you to critically reflect on the relationships you have established with survivors, consider what survivors can teach you about how to develop trusted professional relationships, and understand what trauma-informed, person-centred practice with survivors might look like - and the support you need to deliver it.

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Relationship-based practice with adults - what is it, what does it look like and what are the benefits?

This webinar was broadcast on 30 November 2022. Replays are available exclusively for CareKnowledge members in video and audio format. 

This two-hour webinar with Heidi Dix and Dr Sue Hollinrake will give you an understanding of relationship-based practice and the opportunities it presents in work with adults. You'll critically reflect on barriers to relationship-based practice and ways to overcome them, and develop an understanding of the IDEAS model and how it can aid your practice. If you work with adults, this webinar is for you.

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Learning the Lessons from Punishing Abuse: Girls, violence and vulnerability

This webinar was broadcast on the 22 June 2022. Replays are available exclusively for CareKnowledge members in video and audio format. 

In this webinar, Dr Alex Chard is joined by Dr Katie Ellis, Lorraine Kahn, Dr Gilly Sharpe, and Wendy Tomlinson to discuss the key findings about the girls studied in Punishing Abuse – and to examine why girls' needs are sometimes harder to identify and to meet.

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What can we learn from the National Review of Non-Accidental Injury in Under 1s?

This event took place on Wednesday, 27th April 2022. Video and audio replays are available exclusively for CareKnowledge members.

In this webinar, CareKnowledge Head of Content Rob Mair is joined by Elie Godsi, author of the Psychologist’s Report which formed a critical part of the National Review, to draw out lessons for professionals to understand the key factors that must be recognised in order to identify those children most at risk of harm.

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Learning the Lessons from Punishing Abuse: Poverty, deprivation and empowering rich social work practice

This event took place on 16 November 2021. A recording of the session is exclusively available to CareKnowledge members in a choice of video and audio format.

How poverty-informed is your practice? Dr Alex Chard, Wendy Tomlinson and expert guest speakers explore how childhood poverty impoverishes lives – and what it is in your power to change.

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Learning the Lessons from Punishing Abuse: Why professional curiosity and knowing a child well matters

This event took place on 30 June 2021. A recording of the session is available to CareKnowledge members.

This session provides an opportunity to hear Dr Alex Chard discuss his recently published and highly impactful report, Punishing Abuse, with the Youth Custody Service’s Head of Safeguarding, Wendy Tomlinson. The focus of this session is on drawing out lessons for frontline professionals working in children’s services.

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