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Social Work in Deeply Divided Societies

Let's Talk Social Work

20-03-2023 • 56 min

This episode, made to mark World Social Work Day 2023, explores the role of social work in deeply divided societies.


Social work is practiced under situations of armed conflict and in deeply divided post conflict societies in many regions and countries across the world. Taking the examples of Bosnia Herzegovina and Northern Ireland, Andy McClenaghan and guests examine how social workers have adapted to deliver services amidst situations of political violence, and discuss the role of social work in post-conflict societies.


With Andy to discuss these issues, are Dr Reima Ana Maglajlic, Reader in Social Work at the University of Sussex, Jim Campbell, Emeritus Full Professor of Social Work at University College Dublin and Janet Walker, Professor of International Social Work at the University of Lincoln and Chair of the British Association of Social Workers International Committee.


As ever, the views expressed are those of the participants and not necessarily the views of BASW.


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