Welcome to GAPS
GAPS National Conference
and AGM 2016
Wednesday 9th November 2016
9.30am – 4.30pm (8.45am coffee and registration)
Venue: Amnesty International UK, Human Rights (HR) Action Centre
17 - 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
Scapegoating in Social Work:
building resistance through relationships
Speakers: Dr. Sharon Shoesmith
Sharon Shoesmith worked with children for almost 40 years. She is the former Director of Children’s Services, London Borough of Haringey and the author of Learning from Baby P: The Politics of Blame, Fear and Denial (2016).
Presentation: Understanding and tackling social worker vulnerability
Juliet Koprowska is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York, and author of the widely recommended Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Social Work Practice.
Presentation: Shame, blame and scapegoating
5.00 – 6.30pm: GAPS AGM Amnesty HR Action Centre
Cost: GAPS members £20.00
Non-GAPS members £30.00
(free refreshments and lunch included)
GAPS Day Workshop
Wednesday 7th September 2016
at Create Centre Bristol
The importance of relationship-based practice:
can we reclaim the social work practice we were trained to provide?
GAPS Day Workshop
Friday 3rd June 2016
at YHA Bristol
Advanced Practice Skills - Rethinking systems in social work practice: using Systems-Centered theory and practice to instigate system change and understand what gets in the way.
At the last GAPS National
Conference in York on Friday 4th
December 2015 two Powerpoint
presentations were given by
Pamela Trevithick and Ray Jones.
These are attached below.
|Trevithick (2014) Humanising managerialism (word version) for GAPS website.pdf||450.97 KB|
|Pamela Trevithick GAPS Nat Conf 4 Dec 2015 (34s) SENT.ppt||1.28 MB|
- Advance Practice Skills day workshop @ YHA Bristol with Juliet Koprowska & Ray Haddock Fri 3 June Rethinking Systems in Social Work Practice — 31 weeks 3 days ago
- See Pam Trevithick’s influential paper Humanising managerialism via http://t.co/gFimMnnDoI — 1 year 28 weeks ago
- RT @PTrevithick: 'The Story of Baby P' by Prof Ray Jones is one of the most important books I've ever read. I'm outraged at the injustice — 2 years 9 weeks ago
- GAPS Nat Conference Friday 28 Nov 2014 Prof Harry Ferguson on The Home Visit in SW at Amnesty Centre, London, details http://t.co/jXBsQutxK8 — 2 years 9 weeks ago
- GAPS AGM tonight http://t.co/M2gjlrBY5p Harry Ferguson will be talking on men & masculinity from 7.30pm. Attendance is free, all welcome. — 2 years 9 weeks ago