Date(s) - 30/09/2021
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
APCSW’s annual conference “What Matters Most: Human Rights Challenges for Palliative Care Social Workers” will comprise virtual sessions each day on 30th September, 1st October and 4th and 5th October.
Sessions over four days will include keynote speaker Dr Jonathan Koffman, King’s College London University talking about servicing multi-cultural needs at the end of life in the age of George Floyd to Dr Sheri Mila Gerson, from Washington, USA who is also a Research Affiliate at University of Glasgow discussing Hospice Professionals experiences of Suicide and Assisted Dying.
Today’s highlights are Dr Jonathan Koffman talking about ‘Servicing multi-cultural needs at the end of life in the age of George Floyd’; Dr Audrey Roulston from Queen’s University Belfast presenting on ‘Asserting the value and status of specialist palliative care social work: Post qualification education and certification” and finally APCSW members presentations which will include the Campaign sub group talking to members.
Thursday 30th September
09:15-10:30 Welcome and Introduction to Conference following by opening session: Dr Jonathan Koffman discussing ‘Servicing multi-cultural needs at the end of life in the age of George Floyd’
12:00-13:00 Asserting the value and status of specialist palliative care social work: Post qualification education and certification from Dr Audrey Roulston, Queen’s University Belfast
15:00-16:30 Members Presentations on Human Rights with APCSW members Wendy Ashton and David Haigh co-presenting plus David Williams from Sue Ryder in Oxfordshire and finally APCSW Campaigns subgroup will give members an opportunity to discuss what issues they would like APCSW to campaign on!
This conference will be free to members and non-members alike. Please book one place only and email
secretaryatapcsw@outlookcom for further information or to request another place.