Thursday, 1st – Saturday, 3rd July, 9:30am to 1.00pm each day
This 3-day workshop held over Zoom is designed for social workers new to fostering assessments as well as those looking to hone their skills in assessing foster care applicants as well as high-quality Form Fs.
DATES TBC – Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London
This 1 day workshop aims to increase the competence and confidence of participants in working effectively with children for different purposes and across a range of settings when their opportunity for contact is limited.
This workshop will look at what makes analysis a different process from information gathering and focus on the skills involved. The approach will be experiential and give participants the opportunity to use video as source material in composing an analysis of what they observe.
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