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The future for social work in England & Wales, future practice landscapes a...
Wed 26 October 2016, 16:00 – 18:00 BST
The future for social work in England & Wales, future practice landscapes and the role of the University
Lead Discussant: Professor David Croisdale-Appleby OBE (author of Revisioning Social Work Education published by the Government in 2014)
Venue: Cavendish Colloquium Lecturte Theatre. Point 27a on the campus map
Come and contribute to a discussion on the future of social work, air your views and hear from David Croisdale-Appleby who has been contributing to social work debates, particularly in Adult Social Care for many years. All social work practitioners and students welcome.
About David Croisdale-Appleby
David is Chairman of Skills for Care, Skills for Care and Development, Hft, and DementiaUK, and is actively involved in policy formulation in health and social care.
At the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) David was Chair of the Programme Development Group for Long-term Sickness and Incapacity (2009), Chair of the Topic Expert Group for Care of People with Dementia (2013), and is Special Advisor on Healthcare of the Elderly. He is a long-standing General Medical Council Visitor for Medical Education, and anadvisor to the Medical Research Council. He was recently appointed by the government to conduct an Independent Review into Social Work Education.
David is the Honorary Ambassador for the UK for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, the former South African President’s Legacy Project - the first specialist Pediatric Hospital to serve the children of South Africa and the Southern Africa Development Community.
David was awarded the OBE for his work for social justice, and holds Honorary Degrees from a number of Universities for his work in health and social policy.