10:00 am10:00

World Social Work Day 2018

The North West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership has arranged an exciting event to inspire, motivate and celebrate social work. We have arranged for several professionals, academics and service users to present their research, ideas, and experiences. We will be joined by our partner organisations to create a unique learning experience. We look forward to you joining us to celebrate World Social Work Day 2018 in March.

Our Speakers include:-

Lyn Romeo - Chief Social Worker for Adults

Mark Doel - Social Work in 42 Objects

Cheshire East Safeguarding Board

Laura Biggart - Emotional Resilience at Work

Jason Smith - Spoken Word Performance

Jill Manthorpe - Social Work an Art or a Science?

The Cultural Sisters - Creative Art Project

Joe Godden & Gyula Balazs Csaszar - Reflections on Social Work in Hungary

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9:30 am09:30

The Voice of Lived Experience

  • University of Birmingham - The Great Hall (map)
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The North West Midlands & West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership are hosting a joint event to capture the voice and experience of Children, Adults & Families.

This exciting event offers Social Work Students, Practitioners & Educators a fantastic opportunity to learn directly from those with lived experience. In addition to hearing from several keynote speakers with experience of Children's & Adults' Services, Geese Theatre will be delivering a performance which encapsulates their stories, offering everyone a meaningful learning opportunity.

Our Speakers include:-

Sammy Woodhouse - The Voice of a Thriver 

Maz Farley & Laura Newman - Learning from Care Experience

Darren Murinas - Exploring the Impact of Labels & Language In Social Work Practice

Sharon Sharman - The Multiple Needs Care Act Toolkit 

Robert Eyers & Sarah Teague - The Voice of Recovery

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