Posts by Greg Houghton

Update regarding Social Work England Consultation Events How to register

Source: https://socialworkengland.org.uk/consultation-events/ ‎ Consultation events Reshaping Standards, Enabling Change We believe in the importance of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate—to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives. To help us succeed we are creating a number of opportunities to listen to those with an interest in social work,…

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‘Missing Pieces’ Exhibition

Homeless History of Newcastle Project and Crisis Skylight Announce ‘Missing Pieces’ Exhibition Launching at Newcastle Upon Tyne Venues, February 22nd, 2019 www.homelesshistorynewcastle.blogspot.com More than one in three people sleeping rough have been deliberately hit or kicked or experienced some other form of violence whilst homeless. At least 554 people in the UK have died while…

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BASW England Criminal Justice Policy, Practice & Education Group

The Criminal Justice PPEG recognises the important interface between social work and the criminal and youth justice systems. The PPEG values the contributions of members from a range of social work backgrounds to influence BASW policies and formulate responses to relevant government consultations and reforms. Members are concerned with a range of issues including: the…

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One Stop Social – building a community for modern social work

How do you build a community for social work in the modern day? One Stop Social’s mantra since launch in 2016 has been to look at the problem of the vast array of information that floods our phones, tablets and computers every day. How do you know where to turn when there are so many…

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Opportunity to take part in foster families research study!

Researchers at the Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge, are conducting a study into the relationships between birth and foster children in foster families. These relationshsips are often tricky, and previous research has shown that problems for birth children are the primary reason for foster placement breakdown. We want to understand trends in these…

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NESWA EXPERTS BY EXPERIENCE REGIONAL REFERENCE GROUP

#valuinginvolvement The Experts by Experience Group are currently working on a film which is aimed at tutors working in social work education. The film will share key messages about the value and importance of involving people with lived experience in social work education, as well as top tips for how to do this well. If…

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NESWA EXPERTS BY EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE 27th March, 2019

#valuinginvolvement We are delighted to announce the upcoming NESWA EXPERTS BY EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE which will take place on the 27th March, 2019. Please save the date! More details to follow soon… If you are interested in being involved in the conference planning committee then please contact: Sarah Lonbay (Sarah.Lonbay@Northumbria.ac.uk/ 01912156771) Northumbria University NEWCASTLE Download flier…

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Social Worker Job vacancy

Family Support Team – Adult Inpatient Unit30 hours per week to be worked over 4 days £ per annum pro rata Due to retirement we wish to appoint an experienced social worker to work within the existing multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will work directly with patients with life limiting conditions as part of the…

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