Welcome to GAPS
GAPS National Conference
and AGM 2016
Wednesday 9th November 2016
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.
Recent GAPS National Conference presentations by
Pamela Trevithick, Ray Jones and Juliet Koprowska.
|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|
|Shame, Blame and Scapegoating Presentation.pdf||1.78 MB|
- Advance Practice Skills day workshop @ YHA Bristol with Juliet Koprowska & Ray Haddock Fri 3 June Rethinking Systems in Social Work Practice — 37 weeks 1 day ago
- See Pam Trevithick’s influential paper Humanising managerialism via http://t.co/gFimMnnDoI — 1 year 33 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 15 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 15 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 15 weeks ago