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The School of Social Work and Social Care Annual Conference: Social Work and Politics

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Time: 9.00am - 4.15pm
Venue: Lawley Lecture Theatre, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB
Price: Free for Kingston University or St George's, University of London members of staff or students. External participants: £30.00 including lunch

The School of Social Work  and Social Care Annual Conference: Social Work and Politics

Kingston and St George's Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is pleased to present this major one day social work conference, hosted by the School of Social Work and Social Care.

The conference, chaired by visiting Professor Malcolm Payne, will provide a forum to debate social work's progress and discuss opportunities for its development. This is an opportunity to update your knowledge of best practice by attending workshops on current social work themes encouraging discussion among social work practitioners, service users, lecturers and students.

Keynote speakers

  • Professor Bill Jordan
  • Professor Paul Burstow PC
  • Dr Joanne Warner
  • Professor Ray Jones

Programme outline for the day

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Registration and coffee
  • 09:30 - 09:45 Welcome and introduction
                         
       Professor Malcolm Payne
  • 09:45 - 10:30 The Politics of Austerity and Social Work
                           
    Professor Bill Jordan
  • 10:30 - 11:15 The Politics of Health and Social Care Integration
                         
       Professor Paul Burstow PC
  • 11:15 - 11:25 Skills for Social Work Practice
                            Book launch
  • 11:25 - 11:45 Refreshment Break
  • 11:45 - 12:30 The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection
                            Dr Joanne Warner
  • 12:30 - 13:00 Panel Discussion and comments
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Poster Display
  • 14:00 - 14:50 The Government's Agendas for Social Work
                           Professor Ray Jones
  • 14:50 - 15:05 Refreshment Break
  • 15:15 - 16:15 Workshops (Choose one of three)
    A) Social Work with Children and Families
    B) Social Work Education
    C) International Social Work
  • 16:15 Conference ends

All registration and external participant payment must be processed online via the online booking form. Please be aware that places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis, so be sure to register your attendance.

 

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: HSCE events team
Email: hsce-events@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Directions

Directions to Lawley Lecture Theatre, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB:

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