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Conference Introduction

An Introduction to the Conference

With Alisoun Milne, Emeritus Professor in Social Gerontology and Social Work, University of Kent


Assets, Strengths and Relationality: Integrating approaches in theory and practice

With Jerry Tew, Professor of Mental Health and Social Work at Birmingham University, and Jon Franklin, Swansea Council Adult Services, Local Area Coordination Implementation Manager

Adapting the system: the role of practice and senior leaders in embedding strength-based working 

With Robin Miller – Professor and Director of Global Engagement for the College of Social Sciences, Birmingham University, and Paula Thompson-Butlerg, Social Worker and Associate at SCIE


Living with Dementia

By Dr Andy Woodhead

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

By Heléna Herklots CBE


With Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults in England

With Sarah Farragher a social work professional doctorate student at Cardiff University

Co-production and Asset Based approaches

With Sian Davies, Mark John Williams and Nicholas

CASCADE Talks: Building and developing strengths-based approaches in adult services

With John Williams, Birmingham City Council

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Thoughts on Strengths-Based Approaches

By Sarah Farragher

Interdependence, Attachment and Positive Contribution: Why relationships matter in strengths based practice 

By Dr. Celia Harbottle

Stretching a strengths-based approach imagination

By Professor Fiona Verity


By Heléna Herklots, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales 

Closing Webinar

Critical Reflections on the Strengths & Weaknesses of Strengths Based Approaches in Social Work and Social Care

Closing webinar with Alisoun Milne – Emeritus Professor in Social Gerontology and Social Work, University of Kent.
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