Safeguarding Training & Events

Social work and radicalisation – addressing policy and practice dilemmas

Social workers and local authorities are increasingly being tasked with intervening and working with families in cases of suspected radicalisation and extremism. A free webinar session is being held on 25th April to help raise understanding of good practice in these situations, as well as the duties placed on professionals under the government’s Prevent strategy.

Register to join this free one-hour webinar featuring three senior social workers with experience in this developing field of practice. Registration: here

Webinar Details

Date: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 Time: 11:00 am
Duration: 1 hour Host(s): Community Care Cost: Free

Presenter Information

  • Dr Tony Stanley, chief social worker, Birmingham Council
  • Joanne Fisher, service director – prevention and early intervention, Luton Council, and chair of Luton’s Channel Panel
  • Adele Penfold, service manager and operational lead on safeguarding and radicalisation, Luton Council

More via Community Care – here: Free webinar to address radicalisation practice challenges for social workers

Thanks to: Community Care


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