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FREE one-day in-person conference: Culturally Competent and Compassionate LGBT+ Inclusive Education in Health and Social Care
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FREE one-day in-person conference: Culturally Competent and Compassionate LGBT+ Inclusive Education in Health and Social Care

I am pleased to invite you to the Culturally Competent and Compassionate LGBT+ Inclusive Education in Health and Social Care Conference at Middlesex University London, in-person, on Friday 1st July 2022 from 9:00 – 16:00.  This is a FREE one-day, in-person, conference at Middlesex University in London where we will discuss LGBT+ inclusion in health and social care…

Launch of new trans healthcare resource! 🏳️‍⚧️
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Launch of new trans healthcare resource! 🏳️‍⚧️

Colleagues undertook an NIHR funded research project to identify the health and care needs of young trans and gender diverse people and their families. This project aimed to improve the care and support of trans, gender diverse young people and their families, by identifying possible improvements to care and by providing resources, information and support for…

Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021
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Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS We are very pleased to announce that our Global Online Conference #SWSexuality21 will take place on 10-11 September 2021.  We invite papers on the themes of (but not limited to): LGBT+ issues  Framing the gender-sexual non-normative with reference to regional/ geographic/ cultural contexts Childhood sexuality  Reproductive justice Sexual politics and political activism Debates…

SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK
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SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK

Importance of inclusive and gender-affirming environments Author: Paul Willis (School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol), Christine Dobbs and Elizabeth Evans (Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University). Recently The Sunday Times broke news that the UK Government would scrap proposals for legal reform to allow trans citizens to self-identify their gender. A consultation on proposed…

Sexuality & Social Work Research Blog Series: Research & Teaching As Social Action
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Sexuality & Social Work Research Blog Series: Research & Teaching As Social Action

Dr. Susan Hillock Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Trent University, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada susanhillock@trentu.ca As a critical theorist, my research mission has been to continually interrogate conventional social work theory, education, and practice, while promoting social justice and deepening understandings of progressive theory and its applications to the classroom. This stream of research is…

Abstract Call Out for a new book by Dr Susan Hillock
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Abstract Call Out for a new book by Dr Susan Hillock

Abstract Call Out Dr. Susan Hillock of Trent University, Ontario, Canada is proud to announce that she has the University Of Toronto Press’s support to go ahead with a call out for abstracts for a new and innovative book that she is calling- Greening Social Work Education. This manuscript will be an edited multiple contributor collection that examines how social…