Social Work’s Role in Black Lives Matter

16 Sep 2020
10:00 am

Social Work’s Role in Black Lives Matter


This presentation will provide insight into the relevance of George Floyd’s murder to Social Work; the correlation between the Black Lives Matter movement and Social Work values and ethics, and practical steps that can be taken to promote anti-racism. Additionally, I will provide an overview of the work of the British Association of Social Work.

Learning Objective

  • Understand how social workers can be anti-racist in our practice.

  • Understand ethical roles in social work practice and policing.

  • Identify problematic police structures and how it correlates to ethical social work practice.