Monotone Social Work?
Talk: Connecting Practice, Policy and Creativity, 2022
 

As part of the Social Work England conference for National Social Work Week, New Town Culture gave a presentation about our work and our vision for the future of social work.

View the full recording of the event here.

Experience our ground-breaking work which embeds art, culture and creative confidence in the practices and systems of social services, with powerful positive outcomes for the people who use them.

Out of our work, a new vision for ‘creative social work’ has emerged. Hear how we work with social care professionals, artists and creative practitioners to collaborate, solve problems and support a creative attitude in policy and practice.

Presenters were

  • Albert Potrony, Artist
  • Petra Prince, Social Worker, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • April Bald, Operational Director for Children’s Care and Support at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Sarah Boosey, Social Worker, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Paige Prescod, Social Worker, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Gemma James, Social Worker, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Marijke Steedman, Curator, New Town Culture