The Brain Injury Social Work Group (BISWG) and BASW England are jointly hosting a webinar on 25 March, from 6pm to 7.30pm.

It will be relevant to all areas of social work practice and include presentations from various speakers, followed by a Q&A session.

Among them is Dr Mark Holloway, a UK qualified and HCPC registered social worker with over 25 years experience of working with people with an acquired brain injury.

His research interests include the neuro-functional approach to rehabilitation and support, family response to and experience of brain injury, the use of motivational interviewing and the impact of executive impairment and reduced insight upon functioning.

He has provided evidence for the UK House of Commons and House of Lords regarding the impact of brain injury and is an advanced member of the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers.

He is also a member of the leadership group for the National Mental Capacity Forum, a trustee of the Brain Injury Social Work Group and an honorary assistant professor in the School of Sociology & Social Policy (University of Nottingham).

Also speaking at the event is Dr Andy Mantell, who qualified as a social worker from the University of Edinburgh in 1991.

He worked in a range of areas, but specialised in hospital social worker, with people with neuro-disabilities. Since 2005 he has focused on training and education and he is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Counselling, at the University of Greenwich.

He is a trustee for the Brain Injury Social Work Group (BISWG) and a committee member for the International Network of Social Workers in Acquired Brain Injury (INSWABI).

This event is free for BISWG Members and £12 for others. Email for details.