Professor Jenny Pearce - Colombian Peace Process
Professor Jenny Pearce has given three presentations on the Colombian Peace Process between January and April 2013.
From Bradford to World Social Work Day at Westminster
Kate Karban from the Division of Social Work and Social Care, and Kelly Pleasants, a year one student on the BA Social Work, attended an event to celebrate World Social Work Day at Westminster. Kate made a brief presentation on the impact of social, economic and health inequalities and the ways in which social workers can address these issues in their practice.
New offering from the Social Work Placement Team
Hot off the press : Co-authored by Angie Sheard (placement team) and Julie Adams guide to 'Positive Social Work' The Essential Toolkit for NQSW's is a practical, step-by-step guide to the first year in practice.
Dr Paul Sullivan took part in the debate of the Migration, Multiculturalism, Integration and Identity - Dialogical Approaches Network, organized by the Institute of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics.
Police and Penal Services
The School Learning and Teaching Fund has funded recent work with ACJS Level 2 students. Each group taking part in the project received three lectures, three seminars and three visits. The visits were to Bradford central police station, the court and Armley prison. The seminars were on punishment, professional offender management and policing diversity- hate crime
Students concern inspire Student-led-Conference
A group of students from the Division of Social Work and Social Care, after recognizing some of the main social concerns facing young people in the region, decided to look for answers by organizing Conference on 'Tackling Poverty in Bradford: Can Social Work and Social Care Influence Change?'
Social Work student on a quest to raise awareness
One of our students, Rosemary Ellingham as a volunteer for Stonewall, a lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) charity, was given the opportunity to deliver a seminar to the Social Work and Social Care division in order to raise awareness of the effects of homophobic bullying. The aim of this seminar was to equip practitioners with knowledge of how to support young LGB people questioning their sexuality.