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Thinking of the Future: Innovations and Developments for Social Work Practice

8 Feb 2016, 9.00AM–4.15PM
Stirling Court Hotel

We are delighted to announce this unique conference sponsored by the Scottish Social Services Council. We have an outstanding line up of presenters from across the UK, including social work managers, practitioners and academics. The conference will include workshops, presentations, and opportunities for networking and discussions between delegates and presenters.

Delegates will be able to choose from a range of workshops which explore how social media and digital technologies are being used in social work practice.  Delegates will be able to discuss ideas they have with innovation specialists at the Innovation Station hosted by Amanda Taylor who was recently named by JISC as one of the top 50 social media influencers in Higher Education in the UK.

Also Featuring:

Dr Tarsem Singh Cooner and Dr Anne Campbell who  have both developed Apps for social work which are widely used by practitioners and academics for training and development, Ian Watson from IRISS, and practitioners  from across Scotland who are using new technologies to work with and support service users and carers.

Conference coordinator: University of Stirling: Joanne Westwood: 01786 466335

Glasgow Caledonian University: David McKendrick: 0141 331 8994

University of Dundee Jon Bolton: 01382 381 459

For further information, conference programme and booking details please follow this link.

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