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Social Work Communities: the People and the Profession

Northumbria University


Northumbria Social Work Conference 2019

The conference programme includes key note speakers and contributions from a range of practitioners, experts/ educators by experience, students, and academics.

You will have the opportunity to learn about Northumbria University’s innovative simulation work, question a diverse panel about how they draw on theory in their practice, and hear from current social work students. There will also be a range of workshops for you to choose from which include, for example, a session on ‘Understanding the Experiences of Women who Self Harm’, ‘Working with self help groups’ and ‘Children and young people displaying technology-assisted harmful sexual behaviour’, amongst others.

More information will be shared soon, but if you have questions about the conference or require further information please email

The call for papers is now closed, but if you would like to submit an abstract to show a poster at the conference, please email

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Northumbria University
Coach Lane Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne


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