Social Work Week 2023: everything you need to know

Thinking of attending Social Work Week 2023? Here’s everything you need to know…

What is Social Work Week? 

Social Work Week is an annual event which aims to spark conversation around social care and bring like-minded people together who can share ideas and promote positive change. 

This year, the online programme will take place between Monday 20 March – Friday 23 March. 

Who is it for?

Whether you work in social care, study social care or just want to find out more about the sector – the virtual think tank event is open to all! 

Register here for the headline sessions. 

Why should I attend? 

Attendees of Social Work Week 2023 can expect:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Material for CPD
  • Latest insight from industry leaders 
  • 5 consecutive days of exclusive events and keynote speakers
  • Interactive sessions and opportunities to share your expertise/opinions/best practice

Events: sneak peek 

Still need convincing? Here’s some of our top picks from the event line up: 

Best practice in supporting social workers’ return to practice (Monday 20 March, 10AM-12PM) 

This session will explore the benefits of training and development programmes in helping social workers return to practice – as well as the benefits for local authorities looking to recruit more staff. 

Book your place here.

Positive stories of social work (Wednesday 22 March, 10AM-10.50AM) 

It’s not all doom and gloom in the health and social care sector! Join this event to hear from a range of speakers on their positive experiences in social care – including social workers and practitioners. 

Book your place here.

Continuing professional development: the first 3 years (Wednesday 22 March, 6PM-7PM) 

In this webinar, panellists ask: ‘How can we make sure that CPD is embedded in practice and a valued part of professional life as a social worker?’.

Book your place here

Writing about children: recognising how language can impact a child’s journey (Thursday 21st March, 11AM-12.30AM)

A linguistic-rooted discussion on the importance of language choice in children’s file notes. Speakers will examine the benefits of a strengths-based approach which can benefit the individual in adult life. 

Book your place here

Racism on repeat – platitudes, proximity and progress (Tuesday 21 March, 10AM-12.30PM)

This webinar will share best practices for making positive change around racism in social care, with a particular focus on the importance of cultural competence. It will also delve into the differences between ‘ally’ and ‘accomplice’ and how we can help social workers make that transition. 

Book your place here

As you can see, Social Work Week is a fantastic learning opportunity and covers a variety of pertinent topics. 

For further insight into the latest events in social care, make sure to keep an eye on our blog

If you’re a social worker looking for a change in pace, get in touch with our team today on 0203 8929 340!

carlette Isaac

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