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Session IDTime slotAll presentersTitle of presentation

8 July

Chair: David Westlake

Alyson Rees

Peter Nelson, Richard Martin

Shannon Billett, Lorna Stabler

An evaluation of the Fostering Wellbeing programme

What makes a looked after child happy or unhappy?

How can support care work to reduce the need for children to be in care: using stakeholder knowledge to produce programme theory


8 July

Chair: Janet Melville-Wiseman

Amanda Taylor-Beswick

Emily Rosenorn-Lanng, Sally Lee, Stevie Corbin-Clarke

Sarah Brown, Anne Kelly, Eleni Skoura-Kirk

Digitising social work education: when incidental learning isn't enough

The development of game based-learning (GBL) to enhance social work education

Using video analysis to develop communication skills in social work students

A:3 11:00-12:00
8 July

Chair: Aimee Cummings 

Anthony Charles

Rachel Parker

The rise of Welsh 'neo-welfare'?: What children say

A community development approach for adolescent self-harm: exploring community-based perspectives for preventative intervention support in Wales.

A:4 11:00-12:00
8 July

Chair: Catrin Wallace 

Dan Jones

Maria Clark, Gillian Ruch

Small steps, big aspirations: How research has influenced practice in a Welsh local authority

Promoting emotional literacy and cultures of care in children’s safeguarding contexts: Introducing Kitbag resources to multi-agency community workers.

A:5 11:00-12:00
8 July

Chair: Hugh Mclaughlin 

Anna Harvey

Mary Hurley, Fiachra Ó Suilleabhain,  Catherine Forde

Jaime Ortiz, Jo Redcliffe

Climate Social Work - the trauma of a foreclosed future and what we can do to help

Ongoing research and pedagogical endeavours in developing a new trans-disciplinary module on Sustainability, Environmental and Social Justice Issues in Professional Practice in University College Cork, Ireland

The inclusion of economics training within social work education: An international comparison


8 July

Chair: Cindy Corliss

Vivi Antonopoulou, David Westlake, David Wilkins

Suzanne Triggs

Working with complex cases: A comparative analysis of quality of practice for Child in Need and Child Protection cases within Children’s Services in a UK local authority

From transmission to transformation: How using coaching enabled children’s social workers to enhance their practice & fulfil their vocational aspirations


8 July

Chair: Tom Slater

Jo Finch, David McKendrick

Jason Schaub

Jo Warner

Using WhatsApp as a discursive and reflective space: academic-eese, colloquialism and swimming hell

Does social work want more men?

Mind the gap: Building social work research capacity through an equalities framework

A:8 11:00-12:00
8 July
Allison Hulmes (Chair) Meeting of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Social Work Association @GRTSWAssoc
SA1 11:00-12:00
8 July

Chair: Fiachra Ó Suilleabháin. 


Fiachra Ó Suilleabháin

Geraldine O'Sullivan

Joseph Mooney

Risk versus rights: current challenges in Irish social work practice regarding assessment of adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse

Non-recent allegations of abuse: Socio-historic contexts, contemporary responses, professional dilemmas

Irish social workers' experiences of assessing adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse: The challenge of balancing risk and rights

Helping adults tell: Incorporating the EU victims directive into the assessment of retrospective disclosures of childhood sexual abuse

B:1 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Alyson Rees 

Dharman Jeyasingham, Julie Morton

Bob Cecil

Humaira Hussain, Jan Parker

How do black and minority ethnic students experience social work programmes and how do lecturers make sense of these students’ experiences?  Findings from research in England and Norway.

Informed consent or control? Disquieting reflections on ethics and young service users' participation in social work education.

Neonate simulators: Enhancing social work practitioners' knowledge of problem substance use during pregnancy.

B:2 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Donald Forrester 

Liz Beddoe, Harry Ferguson

Rosemary Vito

Supervision in child protection: Space and time, containment or confinement?

Social work leadership revisited:  Participatory versus directive approaches during service system transformation

B:3 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Hannah Bayfield 

Kevin Brazant

Simon Haworth

Promoting positive father involvement

Social work with single fathers

B:4 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Louise O’Connor 

Neil Gibson

Rachel Parry Hughes, Tim Fisher, Seth Oliver, Mike Clarke, Camden activist/care-experienced young person

Therapeutic photography in social work

Hopeful disruption:  Art in social work spaces

B:5 1:00-2:00
8 July
Chair: Dan Burrows 

Alison Tarrant

Jo Redcliffe, Jaime Ortiz

Independent living and adult social care

The impact of social work education on students’ knowledge of and attitudes towards disability issues: An international comparison

B:6 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Jo Finch

Clive Diaz, Sarah Thompson

Phil Smith, Martin Elliott

Rationing social services: What are the key considerations for social workers when distributing devolved budgets?

Child welfare inequalities in Wales: Practice and prevention

B:7 1:00-2:00
8 July

Chair: Sarah Thompson

Helen Hodges

Helen Whincup, Margaret Grant

June Thoburn

Do we care more in Wales?

Permanently progressing? Building secure futures for children in Scotland: Phase One findings

Using administrative data to improve planning for child and family placements

B:81.00-2.00 on 8th July

Editors of social work journals

(Chair John Devaney)

Meet the editors

Advice for potential authors of journal papers from: Jane Fenton (Social Work Education); Steven Shardlow (Journal of Social Work)


8 July

Chair: Gillian Ruch


Gillian Ruch and Perpetua Kirby

Elizabeth Shepherd

Rebecca Watts

Giving voice and being heard: The role of recordkeeping in children’s social care

What do we mean by ‘giving children voice’ and how do children know when their voice has been heard?

‘My lack of voice’: human-centred recordkeeping

Me and my world: Child-centred relationships and records in practice

Session IDTime slotAll presentersTitle of presentation
C:1 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Louise Roberts

Autumn Roesch-Marsh

Bridget Ng'andu, Sweta Rajan-Rankin

Yohai Hakak, Sehrish Ali,  Chipo Maendesa

The importance of transition experiences for wellbeing; reflections on a study of BME, refugee, and migrant children’s transitions from early years to primary education in Scotland.

Bordering and navigating hostile environments: Advocating for asylum seekers and refugees through Social Work Without Borders (SWWB)

Parenting in mixed families in contemporary London: a comparative perspective


8 July

Chair: Martin Elliott

Steven M Shardlow, Honglin Chen, Echo YW Yeung

Rosemary Vito

Using “self-efficacy” as an outcome measure in programme evaluation

How do social work leaders understand and ideally practice leadership?  A synthesis of core leadership practices

C:3 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Helen Hodges

Anita Franklin, Geraldine Brady

Jane Hernon

Wahida Kent

Effectiveness of child sexual abuse services from the perspectives of young people with learning disabilities/learning difficulties.

Disabled young people’s social workers and experiences of child protection enquiries and their aftermath

Who supports the families of Black and Minority Ethnic children with life-limiting conditions?


4:00-5:00 on
8 July

Chair: Sam Baron

Ed Janes

Pam Alldred, Fin Cullen

Ethics, recruitment and confidentiality: Young carers research in the school environment.

How to show care in social work education?

C:5 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Anthony Charles

Christine Cocker

Lauren Wroe

Transitional safeguarding: Transforming how adolescents and young adults are safeguarded.

The role of surveillance in safeguarding responses to extra familial harm: watching over or working with?

C:6 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Colette Mcauley

Sue Taplin

Maxine Taylor

Social work with older people: An interprofessional approach to practice learning

The impact of social work education on police work

C:7 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Jane Mclenachan

Fiona Templeton

Michael Arribas-Ayllon

"My Experience of School - The Perspective of Adoptees aged 16-21 years"

Genetic testing and adoption: on the intolerance of uncertainty

SC1 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Gillian Ruch


Jo Williams and Gillian Ruch

Adi Staempfli and Jo Williams

Alison Domakin and Jo Williams

From practitioner to practice supervisor: Exploring pedagogic practices for professional development

Learning to learn: Reflections on the development and delivery of the PSDP model of teaching and learning

The deep dive: practice development through individual and small group reflective spaces

Closing the circle: Engaging the sector in embedding the learning from the PSDP

SC2 4:00-5:00
8 July

Chair: Rick Hood 


Rick Hood

Vivi Antonopoulou, David Wilkins

Harry Ferguson and Matthew Gibson

Inspecting Inspection: The nature and impact of government inspection on social work with children and families

Reflexive regulation: Exploring the impact of Ofsted inspections on children’s social care services

OFSTED and children’s services: What performance indicators and other factors are associated with better inspection results? A critical analysis of the evidence based on two studies

What do Ofsted inspectors actually do? Inspection methodology and data as a form of knowledge about social work with children and families

Session IDTime slotAll presentersTitle of presentation
D:1 10:30-11:50
9 July

Chair: Clive Diaz 

Jane McLenachan

Joe Hanley

Pat Cartney

Hugh Mclaughlin, Helen Scholar

Social work education in Scotland: what differentiates us makes us stronger?

Comprehensive social work education: A pipe dream whose time has come

Manchester Poverty Truth Commission revisited

‘Shall I go or shall I stay?’ Children and family social workers' intentions to leave or remain in social work

D:2 10:30-11:50
9 July

Chair: Verity Bennett 

Anna Gupta, Mr Tim Fisher, Ms Annie Bertram, Clarissa Stevens

David Westlake, Cindy Corliss

Eleanor Lutman-White

Godfred Boahen, Sarah Brown

Changing the stories and the story-tellers: Reflections on a family- led child protection enquiry

What can the ‘Social Workers in Schools’ pilots teach us about multi-agency working?

The nature and extent of parental participation in child protection conferences

Family group conferences: Identifying outcomes desired by families and professionals

D:3 10:30-11:50
9 July

Chair: Paula Beesley 

Julie Lawrence

Pearse McCusker

Jim Greer

Louise O'Connor

Community Development: the promotion of staff well-being supporting local citizens who experience personal hardship due to poverty

Critical mindfulness in social work: Self-care as anti-oppressive practice in the journey from student to social worker

Experiences of emotional support within social work supervision

Reclaiming the role of emotions in social work: Learning from an ethnographic study


9 July

Session in Welsh with simultaneous translation to English

Chair: Ceryl Davies

Ceryl Teleri Davies

Mike Thomas

Tirion Havard

Miriam Leigh, Angela Rees

Camdriniaeth teulu ‘cudd’: Archwiliad o gamdriniaeth plentyn tuag at riant / gofalwr.

(Invisible family abuse: An exploration of child to parent/carer abuse)

Ymchwilio i effaith priodas a phartneriaethau sifil ar gyplau LHD: goblygiadau ar gyfer gwaith cymdeithasol

(Investigating the impact of marriage and civil partnerships on LGB couples: implications for social work)

Partneriaid mewn troseddau:  Ydy ffônau symudol yn cymryd rhan cyfrinachol mewn rheolaeth orfodol?

(Partners in crime: Do mobiles phone secretly participate in coercive control?)

Defnyddio cynllunio ieithyddol a dull mesh i adeiladu cymuned ddysgu ddwyieithog – adeiladu breuddwyd bensaernïol

(Using language planning and a mesh approach to construct a bilingual learning community – building an architectural dream)

D:5 10:30-11:50 on
9 July

Chair: Jo Redcliffe 

Autumn Roesch-Marsh

Eavan Brady

Joe Janes

Sally Pritchard

Care leavers, mental health and social media

Exploring diversity in the educational pathways of care-experienced adults: Findings from a life course study of education and care

The role and influence of Welsh youth offending teams in the context of pre-devolution youth justice in wales

Should I stay or should I go? Exploring the decisions made by young people in foster care as they turn 18.

D:6 10:30-11:50 on
9 July
Chair: Jo Williams. 

Cassian Rawcliffe

John Devaney, Eva Alisic, Claire Houghton

Kimberly Detjen

Narrative interviews in social work research and practice: Learning from the stories of male survivors of intimate partner abuse.

Issues of identity for young people bereaved by domestic homicide

Developing an understanding of the interactions between child protection social workers and women who have been subjected to domestic abuse

D:7 10:30-11:50
9 July

Chair: Zoe Bezeczky 

Alyson Rees, Tom Slater

Angela Endicott

Kim Holt, Nancy Kelly

A multi-disciplinary review of Child Practice Reviews in Wales

An exploration of the interplay between child protection practice, parental substance misuse and inequality.

‘Children not trophies’: an ethnographic study of private family law practice in England.

D:8 10:30-11:50
9 July

Chair: Frank Keating 

Christine Cocker, Anna Wright, Heidi Dix

Emma Perry, David Hambling

Liz Beddoe, Allen Bartley, Neil Ballantyne, Lisa King, Kendra Cox

Evaluation of two statutory placement experiences on the qualifying Social Work programmes at University of East Anglia and University of Suffolk.

Practicing for practice – evaluating simulated learning experiences on a social work qualifying programme and its impacts on preparing social work students for practice

Practising what we preach: The impact of placements on social work student hardship and stress in Aotearoa New Zealand

D:9 10:30-11:50
9 July
Kish Bhatti-Sinclair (chair)

Meeting of Social Work Education Anti-Racist Network (SWEARN). Black Lives Matter in Social Work


9 July

Chair: Annie Williams


Hannah Bayfield and Annie Williams

Ross Gibson

Sophie Wood

Emma Miller

Secure Accommodation in the UK: Gaps in services and knowledge

Too many snakes and not enough ladders: journeys in and out of secure accommodation

Findings from The Scottish Secure Care Research Group

Secure accommodation: Best outcomes for vulnerable young people

Bridging the gap to promote hope in secure care

Session IDTime slot  All presentersTitle of presentation
E:1 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: David Wilkins 

Daniel Burrows.

Janet Melville-Wiseman.

Jill Hemmington

Frank Keating.

Negotiating relationships in multi-disciplinary work: Lessons from a hospital social work team

Illusions of consent – Police and Crown Prosecution Service responses to victims of professional sexual abuse in mental health services

Approved mental health professionals’ decision-making in mental health act assessments

A life course approach to mental health recovery for African and Caribbean men

E:2 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: Amanda Filchett 

Barbara Neale

Kim Robinson

Miriam Leigh

Contemporary social work practice: The struggles of transforming yesterday’s professional skill set.

Social work education steps up to family violence. Responding to the Royal Commission into Family Violence recommendations, Victoria Australia.

Teaching law to social work students – Super-imposing two models and developing a narrative approach.

E:3 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: Patricia Cartney 

Tirion Havard

Ceryl Teleri Davies

Kristine Hickle, Michelle Lefevre, Rachel Larkin

Lauren Wroe

“From postcodes to profit”: Girls in gangs in Waltham Forest

This is abuse?  Voices of young women on the meaning(s) of intimate partner abuse

Understanding and addressing the emergent challenge of child criminal exploitation

Social Harm Theory and ‘county lines’: supporting the sector to keep children safe
E:4 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: Sue Taplin 
Sally Lee

Paschal Gumadwong Bagonza

Karl Mason, Christine Cocker, Trish Hafford-Letchfield 

Partnerships to promote sexual well-being.

‘...I don’t get too deep because when you become too close you can’t hide yourself no more’: ‘Queer’ asylum seekers and refugees in the UK (still) flaunting ‘it’ under wraps

Sexuality and religion in the social work classroom: Exploring the implications of a court of appeals judgment for social work educators

E:5 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: Vivi Antonopoulou 
Holly Nelson-Becker and Jason Codrington

Jeremy Dixon

Jon Hyslop
What is the place of spirituality and religion in health and social care with older people?

How social workers engage with carers during adult safeguarding work: The use of ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ risk management strategies

The contribution of peer networks to community development: Lessons from personalisation
E:6 2:30-3:50
9 July
Chair: Mel Meindl 
Dawn Mannay

Jen Lyttleton-Smith, Pippa Anderson

Lee Evans

Tracey Race
Enabling talk and reframing messages: Working creatively with care experienced children and young people to recount and revisualize their educational experiences

The development of ‘well-being’ discourse in the UK and its implications for social care policy and practice

The value of independent advocacy andthe voice of unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Hearing the voice of the child in child protection processes
E:7 2:30-3:50
9 July

Chair: Rachel Parry Hughes 
Andrea Cooper

Denise Tanner, Mo Ray, co-researcher

Paul Willis, Liz Lloyd, Denise Tanner
Time to care in social work

Minding our business: the significance of older self-funders to social work

Identifying innovative and distinctive social work practice with older adults: a study of social work in multi-professional teams in England.
E:8 2:30-3:50
9 July
Andrew Borwick-Fox

Clive Diaz, Nathaniel Wilson, Laura Vincent

Kish Bhatti-Sinclair

Lauren Hill, Clive Diaz
Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE): Exploring and understanding social workers decision-making and practices with children identified as being at risk of CSE.

Professional perspectives on contextual safeguarding: Astudy in one local authority

Impactful impact: Acase study on child sexual exploitation and race discrimination

An exploration of how gender stereotypes influence how practitioners identify and respond to young people at risk of child sexual exploitation
E:9 2:30-3:50
9 July
Colette McAuley and Hugh McLaughlin (Chairs) Meeting of the Four nations social work PhD network

List of posters

1. Aisha Howells and Caroline BaldThe 4 Cs Model of Wellbeing Education: Exploring support for social work students’ wellbeing and development of professional resilience
2. Annabel Goddard Assessments in children's social work: Running the risk of losing relationships
3. Emma Speer Enduring relationships & commitment: experiences of adolescent entrants to foster care and foster carers
4. HeeSoon Lee A pilot study of assessing readiness of social work students’ field work using Q methodology
5. HeeSoon Lee Past, present, and future role of the senior center to promote aging in place: Historical analysis of the evolution of the wood county committee on aging (WCCOA) in Ohio, USA
6. Jackie Lelkes What factors impact on and inform social workers decision-making, when applying the Mental Capacity Act (2005) to practice?
7. Jahnine Davis Where are the black girls? Acontinuum of devaluation, silenced within the home, research, policy and practice
8. Jane Hernon Making connections: Involving practitioner and experts by experience in social work education: insights from one teaching partnership
9.Joe Strong Gerontological social work education: Where's the neuroscience? a literature review
10. Joe Strong Implications of neuroplasticity in gerontological social work
11. Kate Parkinson and Deanna Edwards Family group conferences: An opportunity to re-frame responses to the abuse of older people?
12. Maryam Bham The AstonProject as a vehicle for community development
13. Paula Beesley Supporting social work students to maximise their engagement on placement by understanding their strengths, learning needs and learning styles
14. Rachel Parry Hughes The New Town Culture Programme
15. Sally Nieman Exploring the social work role in relation to older people in care homes within the context of strengths-based practice
16. Siliba Sibanda Traversing the urban casework approach and the rural developmental social work model
17. Stephanie Green Intergenerational care in Wales: Where next?
18. Vivian J. Miller A value-critical policy analysis of Medicare Part B: A focus on Latin/x and African American older adults
19. Vivian J. Miller Transportation is critical to community connectedness: Family members visitation to residents in nursing homes and the social determinants of mental health

Fringe Events

Timetable slot Fringe event organiser Event title
Thursday 8 July
Caroline Bald, Aaron Wyllie and Ines Martinez

Kieron Hatton,Jan Parker, Humaira Hussain, Jo Redcliffe, Tracey Maegusku-Hewett

Janet Melville-Wiseman

Paul Willis

Sue Taplin and Paula Beesley

Paula McFadden

June Thoburn
Collateral consequences of criminal records and social work education: An agenda for change

Creativity and Simulation

Legal protection of title –how far should this extend?

Sexuality and Social Work Special Interest Group: Annual UK meeting

Social Work Student Placements in a time of remote learning: how COVID-19 has impacted practice learning opportunities

Social Work Workforce Wellbeing Event

The place of political activism within social work: Lessons from the first seven years of Labour Social Work Group
Friday 9 July
Kirsten Morley and Lisa Warwick

Jo Warner
How do we stop our social work students from turning into robots? Instilling long-lasting principles of values-based practice

Social Work Legitimacy