This event is part of the Making Research Count (York) programme which aims to promote communication and knowledge sharing between academics and social work and social care professionals.
**This event is a repeat of one held in June 2019 but with extended time allocated for practitioners to explore ways in which learning can be implemented in practice**
This event will consider;
Understanding and responding to inappropriate sexual behaviour by children and young people
Supporting those who parent children displaying this behaviour, particularly foster parents and carers
Adrian Smith, Social Worker with Kirklees Youth Offending Team, has conducted research into how confident are YOT staff in working with cases of harmful sexual behaviour.
Tracy Almond, University of York – Tracy is an Associate Lecturer on the Think Ahead programme and has been a practising social worker since 1997, specialising in the criminal justice field. She has worked in the probation service, youth offending teams and, latterly, with the NSPCC and Lucy Faithfull Foundation sexual abuse organisation, occupying practitioner, educator/consultancy and manager roles.
Tracy is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a member of the Institute for the Recovery of Childhood Trauma (IRCT) and National Association for the Treatment of Abusers (NOTA).
Adrian Smith, Kirklees Youth Offending Team – Adrian is a Social Worker with Kirklees Youth Offending Team, has conducted research into how confident YOT staff are in working with cases of harmful sexual behaviour.
How to book
Places are funded for teaching partnership local authorities. All others can purchase individual places at events.
Please check with your Line Manager or Workforce Development team before booking to ensure your application follows local policy and procedures. This may include completion of a Learning Agreement for any funded CPD activity.
Once approval has been granted please complete the attached booking form and return to the MRC.