Thursday 29 April 2021, 2pm-3pm
A one-hour webinar delivered by the NIHR ARC NENC Integrating Physical, Mental Health and Social Care theme in partnership with the SKIM theme.
About this Event
Making Every Contact Count for the Health of Disabled People: Training the Social Workers of Today and Tomorrow in Physical Activity Promotion
Professor Brett Smith, Professor of Disability and Physical Activity, and Director of Research, Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University, will deliver a webinar on the ARC-funded project: Making Every Contact Count for the Health of Disabled People: Training the Social Workers of Today and Tomorrow in Physical Activity Promotion.
This presentation introduces the ‘Moving Social Worker Project’ that began in January 2021. The purpose of the project is to design, deliver and test an education programme to train the social workers of tomorrow – students in social work university education – in how to promote physical activity with disabled people.
It will also design, deliver and test a continuing professional development (CPD) programme to train social work professionals – those working today – in how to encourage physical activity with disabled people. The project will further deliver knowledge on the process and outcomes of co-producing this research.