British Association of Social Workers: A Sustainable Future for Social Work

Date and time
Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (GMT)
Event can be attended in person and virtually. Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.
(postcode: EH8 8AS)
Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (GMT)

Please note this event will take place over two days (18th – 19th June 2024).

This is a hybrid event offering keynote speakers and workshops across two days (18th – 19th June).  Those attending in person can enjoy lunch, refreshments, drinks reception and networking.

Here is an outline of the sessions, with more to follow.

Plenary sessions

Eco-wisdom for social workers: outcomes from the IFSW Europe project developing eco-social practices

  •  Josien Hoffs, IFSW Europe lead for eco-social social work
  •  Dr Richard de Brabander, InHolland University, the Netherlands 

Sustaining the Workforce: evidence from research and practice

  • Prof Trish McCulloch, Professor of Social Work and Senior Associate Dean in the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law at the University of Dundee

Sustainable practice and a thriving profession across the UK and beyond

  • Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Advisor, Scottish Government
  • Aine Morrison, Chief Social Worker, Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive
  • Lyn Romeo, previous Chief Social Worker for Adults, Department of Health and Social Care, England
  • Wales/Cymru government representative
  • Ana Radulescu, outgoing President IFSW Europe (invited)

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