GAPS National Conference and AGM 2016

Scapegoating in Social Work: building resistance through relationships

Wednesday 9th November 2016

9.30am – 4.30pm (8.45am coffee and registration)

5.00 – 6.30pm: GAPS AGM Amnesty HR Action Centre   


Dr. Sharon Shoesmith 

Sharon Shoesmith worked with children for almost 40 years. She is the former Director of Children’s Services, London Borough of Haringey and the author of Learning from Baby P: The Politics of Blame, Fear and Denial (2016).  Presentation: Understanding and tackling social worker vulnerability  

Juliet Koprowska

Juliet Koprowska is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York. She is the author of Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work, which is widely recommended on UK social work programmes. Presentation: Shame, blame and scapegoating  

Cost: GAPS members £20.00   Non-GAPS members £30.00 

(free refreshments and lunch included)  

Please note: places are limited so early registration is essential  For further information and to book a place: see our website

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