Find out about forthcoming events in the Department of Health and Social Sciences.
- Workplace wellbeing
20/02/2015 - 20/03/2015
This isn't a traditional lecture course – these free Workplace Wellbeing study days, held over three afternoon sessions, will be participant-centred and skills-oriented. Themes which will be covered include:
- What undermines workplace wellbeing?
- The scripts people live by
- Promoting authentic communication
- Counselling and Psychology Postgraduate Open Evening
Come along to our Postgraduate Counselling and Psychology open evening and find out more about the exciting range of courses we offer within this area.
- Mindfulness and Leadership for Patient Care
This seminar will explore the links between mindfulness and transformative, compassionate health and care services, for staff and for service users.
The event will be participative and will include a range of speakers from academia, as well as leading practitioners of mindfulness in health and social care.
- Why Does Everyone Hate Social Workers?
In this session practitioners, academics, service users and members of the public will consider how social work in the UK has come to attract critical media attention and a mixed public reputation, what impact this has on the effectiveness of the profession and what might be done about it.
- 'THERE IS NO THEM!' - Child, youth, family and disability conference - Call for papers
07/07/2015 - 08/07/2015
This year we are delighted to announce that the Child, Youth, Family and Disability Conference will again take place at the University of the West of England in Bristol. We would like to invite disabled children, young people, their parents and carers, as well as activists and academics in the field of disability studies and childhood studies to present at and to attend the event.