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Public screening of highlights video from restorative justice project

The video of highlights from the Scottish Universities Insight Institute-funded project, 'Developing restorative justice in Scotland', screened at the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending Edinburgh Branch meeting at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 9 January 2018. [17 Jan 2018]

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Greek visitor to Social Work

We are honoured to have Professor Theano Kallinikaki as a visiting professor for six months. [04 Dec 2017]

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Practice Learning meets centenary project

As part of our centenary celebrations, we hosted the ScOPT annual event here at the University of Edinburgh. [04 Dec 2017]

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Breaking The Chains: Human Rights and Global Mental Health: 23rd November 2017

We are pleased to have Dr Erminia Colucci, University of Middlesex to screen her film titled: ‘Breaking the Chains: Human Rights Abuses of the Mentally Ill’. The film is s an ethnographic documentary that examines the use of physical restraint and confinement of persons' experiencing mental illness in Indonesia, a practice known as pasung (more details on film below). The screening will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Dr Selena Gleadow Ware, and involving Dr Colucci, Neil Quinn (University of Strathclyde), Professor Jill Stavert (Edinburgh Napier University), and Carol Tibi-Opi. [13 Nov 2017]

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ScOPT Workshop & University of Social Work Centenary Event: 29th November 2017

Practice Learning – Looking back – Moving forward: a workshop run by ScOPT in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh Social Work [13 Nov 2017]

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Girl in wheelchair