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1st May - Stand Up Social Work

This event will bring together both leaders and practitioners in social work who want to help social work return to its roots.

The day will be hosted by Simon Duffy, Director of The Centre for Welfare Reform and Kelly Hicks, Adult Social Worker of the Year 2011.

Date: Wednesday 1 May

Venue: Seminar Room, Opal Centre at St Catherine’s, Tickhill Road, Doncaster, DN4 8QN

[5 minutes drive from Doncaster Railway Station]


9.30 - 11.00 Coffee, networking and time to just meet up and chat

11.00 Seminar Begins

We'll bring food for lunch - but if you want to bring something to share please do

3.00 Seminar Finishes

More time to talk and connect

More information about our project is available here:


A recent article by Simon on some of the challenges for social work is here:


If you would like to find out more and possibly attend the day please contact Kelly Hicks.