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List of events

Social Work Week 2021

View all Social Work Week 2021 events as a list (with links to event pages). 

List of events by dates

Monday 8 March 2021 to Friday 12 March 2021


Monday 8 March


8am to 9am

Yoga and mindfulness session: Yoga postures to increase strength and stability in the body (sold out)

9.30am to 10.30am

Welcome to Social Work Week (tickets still available)

10.40am to 11.40am

Women in leadership (tickets still available)

11.50am to 12.40pm

Speaker’s corner - Monday (sold out)

1.40pm to 2.40pm

Reflecting for action: why it’s time to take anti-racist practice seriously in social work education and practice (tickets still available)

2.50pm to 3.50pm

Poetry recital and reflections on a pandemic by Wiltshire social care staff and children (tickets still available)

4pm to 5pm

Domestic abuse and child protection: 'change the language, change the practice’ (sold out)

Reflective practice: looking back at 2020 (sold out)

5pm to 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness session: Tools for relaxation (tickets still available)

6pm to 7pm

Neurodiversity: let's change a culture (sold out)

Diversifying and decolonising the curriculum in social work (sold out)

7pm to 8pm

Music for wellbeing (tickets still available)


Tuesday 9 March


8am to 9am

Yoga and mindfulness session: Chair/office yoga (tickets still available)

9.30am to 10.30am

What have we learnt in our first year as the specialist regulator for social work? (tickets still available)

10.40am to 11.40am

Greening social work: a response to 21st century challenges, including COVID-19 (tickets still available)

11.50am to 12.40pm

Speaker’s corner - Tuesday (sold out)

12.40pm to 1.40pm

Networking lunch - Yorkshire and the Humber (tickets still available)

Networking lunch - Midlands (tickets still available)

1.40pm to 2.40pm

Supporting the citizens of Greater Manchester during the COVID-19 pandemic from a social work perspective (tickets still available)

Defensible decision-making tool for ‘virtual visits' (sold out)

2.50pm to 3.50pm

Meet the Social Work England board (tickets still available)

4pm to 5pm

The future of social work: panel discussion (tickets still available)

5pm to 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness session: Healthy Back Programme (tickets still available)

6pm to 7pm

Social work through our eyes (tickets still available)

7pm to 8pm

Learn: British Sign Language workshop (tickets still available)


Wednesday 10 March


8am to 9am

Yoga and mindfulness session: Yoga, mindfulness, meditation and wellbeing (tickets still available)

9.30am to 10.30am

My life in a chair (tickets still available)

10.40am to 11.40am

Understanding your regulator: registration, professional standards and CPD (sold out)

Creating and building mindfulness spaces for social workers and colleagues (sold out)

11.50am to 12.40pm

Speaker’s corner - Wednesday (tickets still available)

12.40pm to 1.40pm

Networking lunch - Eastern (tickets still available)

Networking lunch - London (tickets still available)

1.40pm to 2.40pm

EUPD and me: an inclusive perspective on living and working with personality disorder (sold out)

Learning from those who live inside barrels of exclusion (tickets still available)

2.50pm to 3.50pm

Building a relational model of supervision in children’s social care (sold out)

2.50pm to 3.20

Equality diversity and inclusion: a Wolverhampton perspective (tickets still available)

3.20pm to 3.50pm

Student activism: the role we play (tickets still available)

4pm to 5pm

Feedback session hosted by the National Advisory Forum (tickets still available)

Reflective practice: equality, diversity and inclusion (sold out)

5pm to 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness session: Stress management and relaxation (tickets still available)

6pm to 7pm

Working with LGBTQ+ people (sold out)

Moving social work: a research project supporting social workers to embed physical activity promotion in practice (tickets still available)

7pm to 8pm

Art workshop: make a mandala (sold out)


Thursday 11 March


8am to 9am

Yoga and mindfulness session: Tools for relaxation (tickets still available)

9.30am to 10.30am

Social work by and for all: a vision for the future (tickets still available)

10.40am to 11.40am

Understanding your regulator: fitness to practise (tickets still available)

Post traumatic growth: attachment wounds and the wounded healers (sold out)

11.50am to 12.40pm

Speaker’s corner - Thursday (sold out)

12.40pm to 1.40pm

Networking lunch - North West (tickets still available)

Networking lunch - North East (tickets still available)

1.40pm to 2.40pm

“I just wanted to say thank you” - Young people’s relationships with their social workers (tickets still available)

A whole teaching partnership approach to practice education: where we were, where we are and what’s next? (sold out)

2.50pm to 3.50pm

Meaningful participation (tickets still available)

The power of social work and social work leadership (sold out)

4pm to 5pm

Reflective practice: understanding your regulator (sold out)

Social worker ascending to approved clinician (tickets still available)

5pm to 6pm

Yoga and mindfulness session: Yoga, mindfulness, meditation and wellbeing (tickets still available)

6pm to 7pm

Developing apprenticeships as a model for social work education (sold out)

Understanding the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in practice (sold out)


Friday 12 March


8am to 9am

Yoga and mindfulness session: Uplifting yoga for low mood/self-esteem (tickets still available)

9.30am to 10.30am

Living a careless life: redefining the narrative for children in care (tickets still available)

10.40am to 11.40am

Co-production of people with lived experience and social workers: the past, present and future (sold out)

Understanding your regulator: education quality assurance (tickets still available)

11.50am to 12.40pm

Speaker's corner - Friday (tickets still available)

12.40pm to 1.40pm

Networking lunch - South West (tickets still available)

Networking lunch - South East (tickets still available)

1.40pm to 2.40pm

When social work works: by people who have experienced it (sold out)

Working with Jewish people and challenging antisemitism: a social worker’s guide (tickets still available)

2.50pm to 3.50pm

The JUCSWEC State of Social Work Education and Research Report 2020 (tickets still available)

The future of mental health social work (sold out)

4pm to 5pm

Reflective practice: the future of social work (sold out)

Feedback session hosted by the National Advisory Forum (tickets still available)

5pm to 6pm

6 things you can do to connect better and get through tough times (tickets still available)

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