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The distinctive contribution of social work to mental health

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Great Hall

Lanyon Building

Queen's University Belfast

Belfast

BT7 1NN

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This one day conference will launch the Office of Social Services’ Reflections on Mental Health Social Work. It will also bring together some of the key international leaders in mental health social work with good practice examples from Northern Ireland. The conference is aimed at mental health social work practitioners, managers of mental health services, researchers and policy makers. There are a limited number of places (100) so please book early. The programme is outlined below:

9.15-9.30 Arrival and registration

9.30-9.45 Opening by Sean Holland, Chief Social Services Officer

9.45-10.30 Overview of the Reflections on Mental Health Social Work by Aine Morrison, Professional Officer, Office of Social Services

10.30-11.00 Mental Health Social Work in Australia by Professor Lisa Brophy, LaTrobe University, Melbourne

11.00-11.30 Tea and coffee

11.30-12.00 Mental Health Social Work in Canada by Professor Cheryl Regehr, University of Toronto

12.00-12.30 Mental Health Social Work Reimaged by Dr Ian Cummins, University of Salford

12.30-1.00 Mental Health Social Work, North and South, by Professor Jim Campbell, University College Dublin

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.30 Three practice developments from Northern Ireland

3.30-3.45 Tea and coffee

3.45-4.30 Plenary and discussion

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Queen's University Belfast

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BT7 1NN

United Kingdom

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