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Learning from SFPC: webinar series

Webinar 4: Learning from transforming systems

Recorded Tuesday 27 February 2024

The fourth, and final, webinar in our Strengthening Families, Protecting Children webinar series is focused on transforming systems within Children’s Social Care. This webinar will explore::

  • Successful approaches towards transforming Children’s Social Care systems
  • The importance of shared vision and values in systems change work
  • How to justify and negotiate change to the system
  • The practical steps required for systems change to be successful

Webinar 3: Workforce Recruitment and Retention

Recorded Wednesday 24 January 2024

This webinar showcases best practices in developing a strong and effective workforce in Children’s Social Care, including:

  • Developing new ways of working in Social Work and the wider workforce
  • Developing a pipeline through working with Higher Education providers
  • Recruiting for values
  • Retaining and developing staff

Webinar 2: Building Team Culture and Practice

Recorded Tuesday 5 December 2023

This webinar focuses on how SFPC model approaches have developed and sustained new cultures and practices across and within children’s social care.

We explore:

  • The conditions for innovation/adoption and adaptation
  • Working with the ‘Authorising Environment’
  • The role of leadership & governance
  • Whole system approaches
  • Creating a learning culture
  • Sustaining relational, strengths-based and restorative practice
  • Staff wellbeing, motivation, and retention

Webinar 1: Working with Partners

Recorded: Thursday 9 November 2023

In this webinar, we learn from different approaches to partnership working within and across the Children’s Social Care system, putting relationships at the heart of the care system.

We explore:

  • Child and family-focused partnerships across Health, Police, Youth Justice, as well as across the Statutory and VCSE sectors
  • Partnering with children and families
  • Systems leadership and governance, including strategic service planning, co-design and risk-management
  • Multi-disciplinary team working through enhancing knowledge and skills, and developing a learning culture amongst professionals