Mental Health Social Care Leadership Symposium - March 2007

On March 12 SCIE and National Social Inclusion Programme (NSIP) facilitated a symposium focussing on the theme of Social Work and Social Care Leadership in Mental Health Trusts. In the morning delegates - nominated by CSIP Regional Social Care Change Agents - joined one of 4 themed workshops. These included discussion on:  the Mental Health Act Amendments; the White Paper, 'Our Health, Our Care, Our Say' and the Local Authority White Paper;  interface working with related services; and the National Social Inclusion Programme.

Care Services Improvement Partnership representation was present and there were regional discussions on leadership of Social work and Social Inclusion implementation , in the afternoon. There were 3 key note speeches from David Morris, NSIP, John Dixon, Director of Social Services, West Sussex and Hari Sewell, Director of Social Care, Camden and Islington.

Presentations form the key note speeches and reports from the sessions can be found below.

Key note speeches

Reports from the sessions