Family & Community external events listings are posted to inform the wider community about external events including workshops, opportunities for families, children and young people, and helpful resources.

  • Internet use and the impact on children’s rights

    This event is hosted by Children in Wales. FREEChildren in Wales Networking event Thursday, 4 February 202110:00am – 11:30amVirtual, via ZoomNot installed Zoom? You can still join via your web browser without installing Zoom In the lead up to Safer Internet Day on the 9th February 2021, Children in Wales will be hosting it’s second… Read More

  • Social Workers in Hospitals, 10th February

    Local authorities in Wales often locate teams of social workers in hospitals to carry out discharge planning for older people who will require ongoing care and support in order to leave hospital. This webinar on 10th February, 11am, presents findings from research on one such team, including the challenges of social work practice in this… Read More

  • Black Lives Matter Series, 3rd February

    In the second of our #BlackLivesMatter webinar series, Dr Callum Webb from University of Sheffield share his research on the Ethnic, Socioeconomic, and Intersectional Inequalities in Child Welfare Intervention Rates. Register now for this event on 3rd February, 11am.

  • The DEEP Approach, 26th January

    A webinar about the Developing Evidence-Enriched Practice (DEEP) approach, led by Swansea University, will take place on 26th January at 11.30am. Read this blog to find out more or register for the webinar now.

  • Getting Our Voices Heard, 20th January

    This webinar is the fifth in our Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL) series. It shares a recent study led by Queen’s University, Belfast and partner organisations. ‘Getting Our Voices Heard’ looked at different approaches taken by people with learning disabilities and their organisations, to influence the specific policy and procedural area of… Read More

  • Annual Adoption Lecture, 12th January

    On 12th January at 11am, Professor Beth Neil from the University of East Anglia launches 2021 with “Respecting Children’s Identities and Relationships in Adoption”, lecture followed by Q&A. Register now as tickets are going quickly.

  • How to involve young people and children in the design and conduct of research

    This interactive online training session, run in partnership with DECIPher and ALPHA (DECIPher’s research advisory group of young people) is for researchers who wish to…

  • LeadHerShip with Le-Chun Lindsay

    Le-Chun Lindsay, the first woman to be Managing Director of GE Aviation Wales, joins us for our first #LeadHerShip event of 2021. Register now to hear about her impressive career in leading roles across the globe, from working with the US Government to running Wales’ largest…

  • Supervision: A Model for Practice

    18 & 19 March 20219:30am-4:30pmZoom A two-day courseOur ability to work with others is, in part, dependent on the quality of support and supervision we receive. This course is designed for individuals who have responsibility for supervising other members of staff. Participants will be able to link together the identification of training and supervision needs,… Read More

  • Promoting the identity of children and young people in care

    This open course is for social workers, foster carers and others who support children and young people to understand their heritage and develop their personal…