Social Work

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The University of Edinburgh has been providing training for social workers since 1918. It is one of the largest centres for social work education in the UK and is among the highest ranked for the quality of its teaching and research. We provide a range of educational opportunities for both intending and qualified social workers, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Research grant award: Carnegie Trust

Dr Sumeet Jain has been awarded a research grant to study alternatives in community mental health: defining the contours of non-formal care in western India

Circle Annual Lecture 2014, A Celebration: 40 Years of Practice Learning in Circle

Prof Bill Whyte will give the annual Circle lecture at the Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh on 8th October from 6.00

Women, Social Work and the First World War

Prof Viv Cree and Dr Dave Burnham will be presenting a paper on women and the First World War at the Social Work History Network

Oct 14 Seminar: Speaker: Dr Steve Kirkwood # The University of Edinburgh Desistance in action: An interactional approach to criminal justice practice and desistance from offending 14:00 (2 hours) , David Hume Tower Conference Room, George Square

Social Work Seminar Series