A national conference to share and promote best practice in service user and carer involvement in professional education. The conference will bring together service users and carers, students, educators, professionals and policy-makers.
It will be relevant to social work, health, education and other areas of professional education, at qualifying and post-qualifying levels. The conference sets out to:
- Showcase good practice in service user and carer involvement in professional education and post-qualifying education and training
- Share learning points and development ideas
- Draw on students’ and professionals’ experiences of the involvement of service users and carers in their courses
- Explore key challenges and ways to overcome them
Partners include University of Stirling Students’ Union, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Iriss and the Scottish Inter-University Service Users and Carers Network.