The 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health takes place in York next July. It is an opportunity for social work practitioners, researchers, service users and carers to come together to discuss practice innovations, research and futures for social work in the spheres of health and mental health. It's the first time this major international conference has come to the UK and an exciting week is anticipated.
So far over 370 abstracts have been received, and more will be coming in over the next month. A team of abstract reviewers is being formed.
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A Melbourne Social Equity Institute research team is examining ways of avoiding coercive practices to ensure people experiencing mental health crises are treated with dignity and respect. Most recently, the team undertook a systematic review of global practices that aim to reduce, prevent and end coercive practices in mental health settings.
This journal aims to provide a forum for opening intellectual curiousity and exploration via auto ethnographic enquiry. The journal casts a critical eye over the material, social, cultural and political worlds we inhabit.
Yesterday, on World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018), Action for Care-Workers Wellbeing (ACW) was launched.
Facilitated by BASW, ACW is a collaborative network of professionals from the NHS and social care who represent a wide range of key UK caring professions (Nursing, General Practice, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Paramedics).
The group’s aim is to raise awareness of stress and burnout within the health and social care workforce, identify solutions, and propose…