Social Work Action Network conference: Saturday 6th April

This year’s Social Work Action Network (SWAN) conference takes place at Liverpool Hope University on Saturday 6th April 2019. The conference is packed with high profile speakers representing local campaign groups, families and individuals working with social workers, professionals and academics from across the social work world. Themes include the violence of austerity, and challenging racism, sexism and transphobia. Streamed sessions will feature panels on radical approaches in children’s services, fostering and adoption, adults’ services, mental health, prisons, service users’ movements and more besides. UNISON will have a speaker and stall at the conference.

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Creative Campus, Everton Campus, Liverpool Hope University L6 1HP. This is less than a mile away from Liverpool’s main railway station, Liverpool Lime Street, at the junction of Islington and Shaw Street, well within walking distance of the station or a short bus ride from Queen Square Bus Station. Satnav: Shaw Street, L6 1HP

Registration fee
£15 Student and £20 Non-student
There are a small number of free places available to service users and asylum seekers. Please contact Lauren Whiston and provide your name and contact details at if you wish to be considered for a free place. Please also contact Lauren Whiston if you need to arrange Blue Badge parking.

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