NLSWTP Online Forum: Current Challenges In Social Work Practice
This interactive session will be hosted by Jac Shelley who is a Systemic Psychotherapist and Independent Social Worker. Jac founded ‘Valuing Our Workforce’ (VOW) which is an online CPD psychosocial mentoring resource for Black, Asian and Global Majority social work practitioners. Jac currently works at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.
AIMS OF THE SESSION:
-To give attendees the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings;
-Increase practitioners’ awareness and understanding of current issues;
-Attendees will have an opportunity to network and have thought-provoking conversations with colleagues across the Partnership;
Jac Shelley has over 25 years’ experience working in children and families social care as a social worker, clinical manager, and registered manager. Since 2002, she has worked as a registered systemic psychotherapist and is currently employed in a joint NHS and Local Authority initiative that is embedding a systemic approach into social work practice. Jac was also involved in Research in Practice’s, Practice Supervisor Development Programme (PSDP) for four years which provided 1:1 reflective conversations to supervisors and senior managers.
Jac is a passionate advocate of providing reflective and reflexive spaces where practitioners are given opportunities to ‘think things through.’ Using a psychosocial and systemic approach. Jac invites practitioners to explore “who are you” and how our answer to this question is informed by our personal, professional, and political voice and what we choose to privilege moment by moment and why.
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WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
Due to the limited spaces available, if this event is oversubscribed, places will be shared between Partner organisations. We ask that participants who sign up to this event to save the date in their diary however, seven days before the event a final confirmation email (to include joining instructions) will be sent to participants who have been guaranteed a place to attend the session.
*This session is open to social workers and staff working in social care across the Teaching Partnership (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington Councils and Norwood).