Why Does Everyone Hate Social Workers?
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Date(s) - Thu 7 May
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm




In this session practitioners, academics, service users and members of the public will consider how social work in the UK has come to attracted critical media attention and a mixed public reputation, and what impact this has on the effectiveness of the profession and what might be done about this.

Liz Frost came from a mental health social work background and initially taught round social work and mental health. Dr Frost moved through to research and writing on young people and mental health, and then became interested in the theory with which you can understand those kinds of problems.

“Along with teaching, an element of my job that I value highly, intellectual activity still feels like a privilege”. Dr Frost