UNISON Scotland’s Social Work Issues Group has set up one hour monthly lunchtime webinar series which will look at front line social work in Scotland – and how a commitment to social justice and good practice can be maintained in difficult times.
The four-part series has been organised by: Colin Turbett, UNISON retired member; Stephen Smellie, Chair of SWIG and Depute Convener; and Kate Ramsden, Scotland NEC member.
It is open to all social work members, students and staff and will cover radical social work, the Independent Care Review for Children, poverty and inequality, and the crisis in social care for adults.
The First webinar on the theme of Radical Social Work will take place on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 1pm – 2pm and will feature Jane Fenton, senior lecturer, Dundee University (author of Social Work for Lazy Radicals), Rory Anderson, Scottish local authority children and family social worker, UNISON member and National Convenor of SWAN (the Social Work Action Network), and Colin Turbett (author of Doing Radical Social Work).
Free tickets to the event on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/good-social-work-in-the-time-of-covid-19-unison-scotland-swig-tickets-127844308769
Enquiries to: Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org