Welcome to GAPS

Forthcoming Events:

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

(https://www.amnesty.org.uk/find-us )

 

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

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)

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Other events:

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?

 

Previous events:

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.

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Trevithick (2014) Humanising managerialism (word version) for GAPS website.pdf450.97 KB
Pamela Trevithick GAPS Nat Conf 4 Dec 2015 (34s) SENT.ppt1.28 MB
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