Event Details

Paul Atkinson

Time: March 5, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
Location: Bermondsey, London
City/Town: London
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Phone: 07951158508
Event Type: day, conference
Organized By: Paul Atkinson
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2016

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Event Description

Welfare Reforms and Mental Health - Resisting Sanctions, Assessments and Psychological Coercion

A day conference for activists and campaigners, organised by the Mental Health Resistance Network and the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy, bringing together mental health and claimant activists and psy professionals to resist punitive Government welfare reforms.

Workshops on recent, current and future campaigns around welfare to work policies, including: Work Capability Assessments; conditionality and sanctioning; workfare; DWP employment advisors in GP surgeries, food banks, libraries; IAPT therapists and well-being hubs in Jobcentres; psychological coercion and enforced treatments.

Workshop on direct action.

Coffee from 10.30. Lunch provided. Social in the evening, details to come.

Event is free. Donations on the day to cover costs gratefully received.

Places limited, please register here.


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