Belfast seminar to explore use of violence within relationships, families and communities

The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) are to host a lunchtime seminar presented by Gerry Heery, a registered Independent Social Worker, Trainer, Consultant and Author in Northern Ireland.

‘Promoting Non-Violence: Social Work Conversations about Violence’ will explore the use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems.

This seminar will present ideas taken from Gerry’s recent book of the same name which draws upon his gritty practice experience, social work values, knowledge and research to provide guidance on how to respond directly to those who carry out this common violence. This will include reflecting on personal encounters with violence, understanding violence, social work interventions as a response to violence and risk.

There is no charge to attend this seminar. To reserve your place, click here to complete the Survey Monkey. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a “first come, first served” basis.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 3rd May, and confirmation of places will be emailed on the same day. If you require any further information, contact Jordan Adair on: 02895 362329 or email: [email protected].

The seminar will take place on Friday, 10 May 2019, from 12 noon to 2 pm at 7th Floor Millennium House, 19 – 25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast.

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