PANEL DISCUSSION: HELPING SOCIAL WORKERS MANAGE EMOTIONAL DISTRESS

11:30 - 12:45


Complex cases and rising pressures mean social workers are suffering emotional exhaustion more often and for longer, increasing the risk of burnout. This panel discussion will help managers:

  • Identify and understand the impact of emotional distress on different social worker personality types
  • Learn supervision strategies to help social workers deal with emotional distress
  • Take part in a debate about how the profession should tackle emotional distress more forcefully

Speakers:

Ruth Allen, chief executive, British Association of Social Workers
Paul Angeli, assistant director for social care, London Borough of Merton
Louise Grant, senior lecturer in social work, University of Bedfordshire
Dr. Gail Kinman, professor of occupational health psychology, University of Bedfordshire

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