Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship based approaches in social work


Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship-based approaches in Social Work

Editorial – Volume 38, Issue 1 (2024)

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Andrew Whittaker, Gloria Kirwan


Welcome to the first issue of 2024. This general issue presents articles focused on topics ranging from psychoanalytical and systemic theories in the fields of organisational systems, supervision and professional identity to the importance of social and cultural contexts in understanding complex social problems.

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Clare Winnicott Essay Awards

The 2024 Clare Winnicott Essay Awards are open for submissions from unpublished Social Work Practitioners and Social Work Students

Practice Development Bursaries

GAPS Members may apply for bursaries to fund, for example, conference attendance, setting up a work discussion group, running a workshop, or other practice development opportunities.