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Reimagining Child Protection: Towards humane social work with families

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Social Policy academic Professor Sue White, together with colleagues Professor Brid Featherstone and Kate Morris will next year publish 'Reimagining Child Protection: Towards Humane Social Work with Families'. Drawing on years of experience, they argue that the current dominant model of social work geared to crisis intervention, hampered by bureaucracy and form filling and with a continuous turnover of staff, won't do.
Date:
Thursday 10th October 2013

Social Work Education in your pocket

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Social Work lecturer creates media rich mobile phone and tablet app.
Date:
Monday 10th June 2013

High rankings for Social Policy and Social Work

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Social Work and Social Policy perform well in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables for 2013-2014.
Date:
Thursday 6th June 2013

Social work students in custody suites

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University of Birmingham Social Work students are gaining experience behind bars in a unique initiative that sees them help care for vulnerable detainees in police custody.
Date:
Wednesday 12th December 2012

Social Work course at Birmingham ranked 1st in Russell Group of UK Universities 2012

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Social Work at Birmingham is ranked 1st out of the Russell Group of UK Universities for 2012.
Date:
Wednesday 5th December 2012

Understanding and working with parental resistance: exploring insights from research and theory

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Birmingham Social Work Academy Masterclass, Understanding and working with parental resistance: exploring insights from research and theory, led by Professor Donald Forrester, University of Bedfordshire, 15 January 2013.
Date:
Wednesday 24th October 2012

Enhancing the student experience: QuestionTime@ IASS

Description
QuestionTime@ IASS will be a key event for returning social policy and social work students, based on the BBC1 televisition programme, Question Time.
Date:
Thursday 5th July 2012

Erasmus International Exchange Programme

Description
Social Work students from the University of Birmingham, together with a teaching team of two academics and two service users, visited Nuremberg on an international exchange trip.
Date:
Friday 10th February 2012

Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'

Description
IASS to run a Masterclass for six form students exploring what it is like to work with service users and carers in a social work or social care setting. Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'.
Date:
Monday 6th February 2012
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