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Examining the role of social work with healthcare: perspectives from international research.

Thursday 14 April 2016, 12.30PM to 4.30pm

Speaker(s): Dr. David Nilsson

Dr. David Nilsson of Kingston University London presents this session, offering a comparative review of findings regarding social work contributions within health care.

He will consider how these may inform current challenges for social work within the United Kingdom.

Participants will consider evaluation approaches that may assist in identifying and promoting social work practice in UK health care contexts.

David began his working life as a youth worker in New Zealand, before qualifying in 1990 as a social worker in Australia.

As a social worker, he has worked in adoption and permanent care, paediatric acute healthcare, adult acute healthcare, and allied health management and research development roles. David has been a full-time academic since 2007. His research and knowledge development interests have centred on social work practice in healthcare, professional supervision, organisational management, clinical data-mining and application of practice theory.

Location: Conference Suite, Innovation Centre, York Science Park, University of York