Coaching Programme for NQSWs: Multi-Disciplinary Meetings
This session is primarily for Newly Qualified Social Workers who are working with children and families,as an opportunity to support their confidence to practice post-qualifying.
Participants will explore the role of Social Worker when chairing or participating in statutory meetings (including when parents are present) concerning the welfare of a child. Participants will also consider some of the underlying dynamics that may be present during these meetings and the legal duties of those who attend, as well as reflect on the challenges for NQSW’s when chairing/participating in these meetings.
-Participants will understand how best to chair & prepare for meetings as well as reflect on what approach may be most effective to engage all participants;
-Participants will understand how to ensure that children’s voices are heard during statutory meetings;
-Reflect on the key objectives of professional meetings;
ABOUT THE SPEAKER(S):
Laurence Chester is an experienced Independent Social Worker and front-line Practitioner who is committed to ensuring that the highest standards are consistently applied to social work practice. Laurence has worked in front line, senior management and other leadership roles in the public and private/community sector for over 25 years.
With extensive experience of developing, managing and leading services, as well as leading change across multi-agency and multi-disciplinary contexts, Laurence is passionate about personal and professional development. He brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the training he delivers. Laurence has been involved in the teaching and training of others as well as working directly with children and families. He has advised senior government ministers and represented the UK government in inter-state meetings concerning the welfare of children.
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*This session is open to newly qualified social workers working in social care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington Councils and Norwood).*