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Mental health social work with children, young people and adults; messages from research and implications for practice

Thursday 21 April 2016, 10.00AM to 4.00pm

Speaker(s): Professor Martin Webber and a range of guest speakers

This day will include combination of research findings and practical workshops on a range of mental health social work topics including;

  • ‘The mental health of boys; why gender matters’, Professor Brid Featherstone, University of Huddersfield
  • ‘Mindapples; the business perspective’, Andy Gibson
  • ‘Mental health, research and the police; a partnership approach’, Professor Martin Webber of the University of York and Inspector Bill Scott of North Yorkshire Police
  • ‘Sharing lived experience in mental health interventions’, Jonny Lovell, University of York
  • ‘The whole family approach to mental health’, Kirklees Council
  • ‘Communicating research’, Sarah Carr, the Social Elf

For subscribing organisations this is an Adult & Childrens Services event.

For others there is a fee of £120. Lunch and refreshments are included.

Bursaries are available for students and for staff and volunteers from voluntary and community groups and charities; please ask for details.

tel: 01904 321237 - email:

Location: To be confirmed