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BASW England - The Role of Social Workers in Disasters

NCASC Conference Fringe Event

With speakers representing Hillsborough, Grenfell and the Manchester bombing, we will be looking from the perspective of those who have lived through these tragic events and those working to develop and re-define the role of social workers and to improve training and preparedness for such events in the future.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Margaret Aspinall, Hillsbrough Family Suport Group
  • ​Mariam Raja, Social Worker  - Independent Social Worker
  • Bernadette Enright, Director of Adult Services - Children & Families Directorate, Manchester City Council
  • Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker (Adults) - Department of Health and Social Care
  • Gill Vickers, Statutory Director of Adult Social Services (DASS) for Bracknell Forest
  • Cathie Hill, Teaching Associate, Lancaster University and founder of the The Manchester Survivors Choir


​6.00pm - Refreshments and networking

6.20pm - Speakers

7.30pm - Q & A Session

More details to follow.  Details subject to change

Join BASW England at this free fringe event, to learn more about the role of social workers in disasters and the important role they play.