Category: SPN

Inquiry into Adult Social Work and Mental Health

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health has decided to hold an inquiry into Adult social work and mental health from 18-65 years of age. The inquiry aims are: To establish the pathways for getting help (How people are assessed and referred) To assess the…

SPN People Updates

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Dr Jane Shears , chair of SPN Trustees , has been appointed as chair of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Mental Health Reference Group . Jane is also chair of Basw’s International Relations Committee. Dr Ruth Allen, a longstanding supporter of SPN, has been appointed…

SPN/BASW Conference Report

The joint BASW/SPN conference in March attracted ninety people to Friends Meeting House in London. The day was chaired by Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults in England. The keynote speeches in the morning were given by Jerry Tew and Russell Razaque and their presentations…

SPN, BASW Conference

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BASW and Social Perspectives Network (SPN) are holding a joint conference “Revisiting Social Models of Mental Health Social Work”. This is being held on World Social Work Day to celebrate the work of the ‘social’ in social work, but also to explore challenges in the…

SPN AGM – 18th February 2015.

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The SPN Annual General Meeting took place at the London Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA  on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 2.30 pm. AGENDA Welcome and apologies Minutes of AGM 2014 Any matters arising Treasurer’s report and adoption of accounts 2013/4 Chair of…

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