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Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) 23 September 2020

23rd September 2020
Glasgow
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 23 - 24 September 2020 ONLINE

23rd September 2020 to 24th September 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests in social security...

Mental Health and Benefits, 24 & 25 September 2020 ONLINE

24th September 2020 to 25th September 2020
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

Universal Credit Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (London) 25 September 2020

25th September 2020
London
Universal credit changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced advisers...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (Newcastle) 28 September 2020

28th September 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne
Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Almost all claimant groups of working age can claim, including...

Representing at the First-Tier Tribunal (London) 28 & 29 September

28th September 2020 to 29th September 2020
London
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Mental health and benefits (Glasgow) 29 September 2020

29th September 2020
Glasgow
This popular course is jointly led by Paula John, a mental health officer and social worker with extensive experience in mental health, and Alison Gillies, welfare rights worker with CPAG...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) 30 September 2020

30th September 2020
Glasgow
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Benefits for rent (Scotland) 30 September 2020 - 1 October 2020 ONLINE

30th September 2020 to 1st October 2020
Online Scotland
Around two thousand tenants each year are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, and an unrecorded number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people move from...

Social security law update (Glasgow) 1 October 2020

1st October 2020
Glasgow
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...