Summer School 2022: Social Work and Human Rights
The 2022 Autonomy Project Summer School will be held on 27th, 28th and 29th July at Wivenhoe House Hotel on the University of Essex Campus. Details to be confirmed shortly. Registration opens in February. Please note that places are limited.
About the Autonomy Project
The Essex Autonomy Project is a research and public policy initiative, based at the University of Essex, and investigating the ideal of self-determination (autonomy) in the context of care (health care, social care, eldercare, psychiatric care, etc.). Led by Professor of Philosophy, Wayne Martin, it involves extensive intramural and extramural collaboration with jurists, clinicians, service users, activists, civil servants, and policy makers. It is affiliated with the Wellcome-funded Mental Health and Justice project and the award-winning Essex Human Rights Centre.
About the Summer School
The Autonomy Project Summer School is an annual event, held each July, which brings together a group of researchers, activists, students, clinicians, social workers, service-users, and public officials in order to work together on the challenges of embedding respect for autonomy and human rights in the practices of care.
Confirmed speakers include: Wayne Martin, Caroline Bald, Aaron Wyllie, Hannah Atkinson