A vision for children's social work

Locations
Aston Webb Building, Room WG5
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Date(s)
Thursday 23rd January 2014 (16:00-18:15)
Contact

Hanna Wride, Teaching Programmes Administrator
T: +44(0)121 415 8024
E: h.j.wride@bham.ac.uk

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To register: Demand for this event will be high, so please register for this event using our online registration form.

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An open masterclass with Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families

'A vision for children's social work' is an open, free masterclass designed for social work practitioners working across children and family services. Hosted by the Birmingham Social Work Academy at the University of Birmingham, this masterclass is being delivered by Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families.

Isabelle Trowler took up her post as Chief Social Worker for Children and Families in September 2013. Since qualifying as a social worker in 1996, Isabelle has worked within the voluntary and statutory sectors, both in education and social care settings, and in a variety of practice and leadership roles. Previously, Isabelle worked as the Assistant Director of Children's Social Care in Hackney and later as Director of Morning Lane Associates. She co-founded a new model of delivering child and family social work in the UK called 'Reclaiming Social Work' and more commonly referred to as the 'Hackney model'.

The Birmingham Social Work Academy is based at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham. The Institute is an internationally leading centre for research in social policy and social work, providing social work education since 1908. The Institute draws together expertise from across the fields of social work, social policy and community justice and offers a range of qualifying and post-qualifying degrees and continuing professional development opportunities.

Demand for this event will be high, so please register for this event using our online registration form. Alternatively, please contact Hanna Wride, Teaching Programmes Administrator, h.j.wride@bham.ac.uk, or +44(0)121 415 8024.

Cost: Free of charge