SWAN West Midlands are hosting an a free workshop for social work students and practitioners at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 17th October. Entitled 'Doing Radical Social Work Today?', the workshop will attempt to address the questions: What is radical social work today? Where does it exist? What forms does it take in practice?
The speakers are Liz Davies and Phil Frampton, both social care campaigners. Liz Davies has worked tirelessly as a Social Work Campaigner, from her exposure of child abuse scandal in Islington when Margaret Hodge was then Council Leader, to her support for the Jersey child abuse survivors. She was an expert witness for Victoria Climbie’s social worker. Phil Frampton was born and raised in care. A lifelong campaigner, Phil is the author of several books including the critically acclaimed ‘The Golly in the Cupboard’.
The event takes place in Room 714, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham from 16.30 - 19:00 (food and light refreshments are available from 16:30.
To reserve a place - email swanwestmidlands [at] googlemail.com
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