This Learning Event will discuss the representation of autism in the Social Work context, Local Autism Strategies and their impact on the Social Work Sector as well as implementation of the Self-Directed Support and the Integration of the Health and Social Care Sectors in Scotland.


The event will also be a launch of Autism Network Scotland’s Social Work Virtual Network, which brings together a range of stakeholders, who share interests in autism and social work.


Speakers on the day include


  • Mairi Anne Macdonald, Scottish Social Services Council
  • Moyra Hawthorn, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS), University of Strathclyde)
  • Andrew Strong, ALLIANCE Scotland
  • Jayne Kemp, City of Edinburgh Council


Date: Friday 21 February 2014
Time: 9am to5 pm
Location: University of Strathclyde, Collins Building
22 Richmond Street
Glasgow G1 1QX


This event is now fully-booked.

The programme for the day can be found here: Autism & Social Work Learning Event – Programme


For more information contact or telephone 0141 444 8146.