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World Social Work Day: What does it mean to you?

World Social Work Day: What does it mean to you?

Jessica Castillo, Senior Lecturer & Practice Lead, London Borough of Hackney It is that time of the year when social workers, professionals in health and social care, and supporters from all over the world celebrate and promote the positive outcomes and contributions of the social work profession to individuals, families, communities and wider society. World [...]
Invitation from Middlesex University and HAGA

Invitation from Middlesex University and HAGA

  Middlesex University and HAGA (Haringey Advisory Group on Alcohol) are pleased to invite you to a discussion of our findings from a research project exploring the pathways into, through and beyond alcohol treatment for Polish people living in North London. To assist us in developing recommendations for future service planning and delivery we would [...]
Social workers: champions for LGBT+ rights in the UK

Social workers: champions for LGBT+ rights in the UK

[academia_icon_box icon_type="fontawesome" icon_fontawesome="fa fa-quote-left" title="Social workers are the champions overlooking vulnerable LGBT+ children and adults and it is vital for social work practitioners and educators to join hands and provide both educational material and policies to protect LGBT+ rights``"] Alfonso Pezzella, Lecturer in Mental Health, Middlesex University Over the past decade, there has been an [...]

Update from Social Work England

Message from Social Work England ” Our Identity November 2, 2018 Social Work England are delighted to announce the appointment of  Hemingway Design to develop our visual identity and communicate our mission. Hemingway Design are a multi-disciplinary design agency committed to working with people through co-design and listening. They have a unique philosophy that sits well with […]

UK’s first ever MBA in Social Work launched

UK’s first ever MBA in Social Work launched

Through a joint collaboration with Middlesex University’s Business School and Social Work Department within the School of Health and Education, The North London Social Work Teaching Partnership successfully launched a new MBA (Social Work) on 18 and 19 October 2018, the first of its kind in the UK. Dr Lucille Allain and Dr Mary Hartog […]

Mental health and suicide among older people in care homes

Middlesex University is organising an early evening seminar on 'Mental health & suicide among older people in care homes'. This early evening seminar will bring together and present the current international research findings on mental health, suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviour among older people living in care institutions. This will include findings from two systematic [...]