Supporting practice: having courageous conversations

Published: 23/09/2021

This webinar will explore why some conversations may feel ‘difficult’ or ‘uncomfortable’ and will support you to reflect on your practice by identifying strategies that can be used to prepare and take forward courageous conversations. Ensuring you are able to identify and receive support around courageous conversations is also covered.

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This webinar will explore why some conversations may feel ‘difficult’ or ‘uncomfortable’ and aims to support practitioners to reflect on their practice by identifying strategies that can be used to prepare and take forward courageous conversations.

Social care practitioners have courageous conversations every day. However, some can feel more challenging than others.

This webinar explores why some conversations may feel ‘difficult’ or ‘uncomfortable’ and aims to support practitioners to reflect on their practice by identifying strategies that can be used to prepare and take forward courageous conversations. Ensuring practitioners are able to identify and receive support around courageous conversations is also covered.

Talking Points

This webinar looks at:

  • Whether emotion supports good practice
  • Responding to lived experience
  • Courageous cultures
  • Dialogic practice
  • Non-violent communication.

Professional Standards

PQS:KSS - Communication | Relationships and effective direct work | Developing excellent practitioners | Purposeful and effective social work | Developing excellent practitioners | Creating a context for excellent practice | Person-centred practice | Effective assessment and outcome based support planning | Direct work with individuals and families | Values and ethics | Assuring good social work practice and development

CQC - Caring | Effective

PCF - Professionalism | Values and ethics | Diversity and equality | Rights, justice and economic wellbeing | Intervention and skills

RCOT - Understanding relationship | Service users | Communication | Support development