Practice Masterclass (optional, 1 day event)

Thursday 26th October, River Lee Hotel, 9.15am-4.30pm

Knocking on the Door: The Home Visit and Social Work Practice with Professor Harry Ferguson, University of Birmingham. Click here for Harry's biography and details of this Masterclass.

Promoting and Sustaining Reflection in Social Work Practice with Dr Carmel Halton, University College Cork. Click here for Carmel's biography and details of this Masterclass.

Main Conference

Friday 27th October, Áras Na MacLéinn (Student Centre), Main Campus, University College Cork. Registration 8.30-9.15am. Conference starts 9.20am sharp.

4 keynote speakers. 9 parallel sessions with 30 papers and 54 contributors. The full conference schedule and keynotes are detailed here.

Prof. Brid Featherstone's biography and abstract

Shane Griffin's biography and abstract

Prof. Brian Taylor's biography and abstract

Dr Niall Muldoon's biography and abstract

Registration information

1. Please review the parallel sessions list in advance of registration and make a note of your 1st, 2nd and 3rd preferences.
2. Setup an ExOrdo account (click on the blue button above).
3. Once in ExOrdo, then you ALSO need to click on the REGISTER button. Payment is by credit card through PayPal. Please only click the payment button once (there may be a slight delay once you press the button).
4. A condition of registration is that refunds are not possible. However, name substitutions are possible up until the 2nd October 2017 (email
5. Registration enquiries to with SWCONF17 in the subject line.

Registration fees

Masterclass (Thursday, 1 full day) - €45 (lunch provided) - Reduced fee for IASW members - €30 (lunch provided)

Conference (Friday, 1 full day) - €75. (lunch provided, NO parking). Unwaged - €45 (lunch provided, NO parking)

Masterclass and Conference combined - €100 (lunch provided, NO parking)

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