Postqualifying social work practitioner conference: Tools (and Ideas) to take home

Lecture Room G15, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Social Sciences, Students
Monday 10th December 2012 (10:00-16:00)

Donna Purkiss

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Tools (and ideas) to take home

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This conference aims to celebrate tood practice and to offer delegates the opportunity to hear about specific tools and techniques that experienced practitioners have found helpful in their work with children and families.

Presentations include:

  • Sue White, Professor of Social Work:
    Practice matters: troubling the 'payment by results' dogma
  • Polly Baynes, Independent Social Worker and Trainer:
    Using play to help children understand what happens in the family court
  • Sonia Frankish and Sally Falkner, The Enabling Practice:
    Creative practice in a bag
  • Matthew Gibson, University of Birmingham
    The 'sexual abuse case' survival guide: tools for working with families where there has been sexual abuse
  • Phil King, Director, ISWA Ltd:
    Not for the bottom of the tool box: standardised tests and questionnaires
  • Jane Masters, Principal Therapist, FCA and Core Children's Services:
    Asking (difficult) questions: some ideas from family therapy


£20 per person (lunch not included)

To book your place

To book an individual place please go to Enter the Conferences and Seminars page and select 'Other Conferences'.

To book 10 or more places, please contact Donna Purkiss,