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Cold comfort

Posted on Wednesday 12 December 2018

Vulnerable groups frozen out of initiatives to keep people warm; needs not numbers must drive support measures.

Honorary Fellow continues busy conference activities

Posted on Monday 10 December 2018

Marilyn Crawshaw delivers presentations as a member of the Donor Conception Network and the steering group of York Human Rights City Network.

National Care Leavers Week Celebration

Posted on Tuesday 27 November 2018

Reflecting on National Care Leavers Week, looking at the co-production work between York researchers and care leavers.

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SPSW experts in national debate:

Events

Thu
17
Jan

The Right to a Relationship

This event will look at the barriers facing people with learning disabilities in developing and sustaining sexual relationships.

Mon
11
Feb

Understanding and responding to Forced Marriage, ‘Honour’-Based Violence, Transnational Marriage Abandonment and Dowry Violence;

This seminar covers specific forms of violence against women. Hear from an eminent researcher and a colleague with personal experience. Suitable for those who are new to this work and those with prior experience.

Wed
6
Mar

Hospital social work; under-recognised and under-valued?

Jo Moriarty will present the findings from a review of hospital social work for the Department of Health. Jo’s findings will cover the role of hospital social work in both adults and children.

Seminars

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The Department of Social Policy and Social Work at York is one of the leading UK centres for teaching and research in social policy, social work and professional development for public managers.

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