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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

NIASW conference to launch new report on violence against social workers

Written by The Editorial Team

The Northern Ireland Association of Social Workers (NIASW) are inviting social workers to their Annual Meeting 2018 where they will launch and discuss their report on violence against the workforce.

Taking place on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at the Crowne Plaza in Belfast, the report 'Intimidation, Threats and Violence Against Social Workers: Exploring the Impacts' will provide an opportunity to discuss the implications of the report. The report has been produced from the findings of the recent survey 'Violence Against Social Workers'.

Following on from the presentation and discussion around the report, Professor Peter McBride from Inspire will be speaking on mental wellbeing in the workplace.

The full programme is as follows:

  • 9.00am     Registration, Tea/Coffee and Scones
  • 9.30am     Welcome and Introduction
  • 9.40am     Intimidation, Threats and Violence Against Social Workers: Exploring the Impacts
  • 10.10am   Q&A
  • 10.30am   Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace
  • 11.00am   BASW Northern Ireland - Our New Look
  • 11.10am   Tea/Coffee and Cake
  • 11.30am   NIASW Annual Meeting
  • 12.30pm   Close

The event will commence at 11.30am for which all are welcome to stay and attend to hear what NIASW have been doing throughout the year 2017-2018.

Click here for further information and to book your place.