Slideshows shared by Citizen Network members
The Power of Freedom
An overview of recent developments for self-directed support in New Zealand including important web technology.
Is Citizenship Our Business?
Avivo, pioneers in self-direction in Australia, are transforming the organisation to support citizenship at work.
Why is Self-Directed Support So Hard?
An overview of the global and historical development of Self-Directed Support (SDS) published in association with…
To Hell with Poverty
The Church must make a greater effort to fight the causes of poverty and support the #BasicIncome movement.
Truth and Citizenship
Simon Duffy gave this presentation on the ecology of disability rights at the annual Norah Fry and Sue Porter Memorial…
The Partner State
Reimagining care with the Commons and peer to peer (P2P) alternatives.
Fixing Social Care
This presentation was hosted by the Yorkshire branch of the Socialist Health Association at an event to explore…
Individual Service Funds (ISFs) in Context
An overview of the development of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) - what they are and how they are developing
Piloting for Self-Directed Support
Simon Duffy, Kate Fulton and Tim Keilty shared their work with leaders in Finland in order to explore how best to pilot…
Self-Directed Support and Community Organisations
Kate Fulton shares the recent changes to the Australian support system (NDIS) and work by Avivo and others to radically…
Adventurous Social Work
The reality of self-directed support for social workers and helping families to develop practical solutions.
Self-Directed Support and Social Justice
Self-directed support is a matter of social justice... but it is constantly threatened by consumerism and…
Basic Income and Disability
Building on his work with Jim Elder-Woodward, Simon Duffy outlines the case for using basic income principles to…
Belen, Eunate & Ester- Citizen Network in Spain
Citizen Network is coming to Spain!
Why Citizenship Matters Today
What’s our dream for those we love: money, power, fame or a life of citizenship, freedom, meaning and…
Vasilis – Citizen Network in Greece
Vasilis Kalopisis, Coordinator of Citizen network Greece, explains how Citizen Network is developing and the…
Thomas – Coproduction and inclusiveness
Thomas Doukas of Choice Support and Citizen Network England explains why making progress towards a better world means…
i-living – Independent living in Greece
Stelios Kympouropoulos of i-Living Greece explains the meaning of independent living and the barriers faced in…
SKEP – Disability awareness
SKEP offer a highly successful education programme to help children and young adults overcome fear, prejudice and…
Margarita – Supported employment in Greece
Margarita is an organisation in Greece that works to help people with disabilities find paid employment.
Sam – #IAMchallengingbehaviour
Sam Sly shares her keynote presentation given at a recent Royal College of Occupational Therapists conference.
What is Inclusion?
An inspiring, thoughtful and funny presentation from Tim Keilty.
Keeping Kids Out of Care
Tim Keilty describes life as an adventurous social worker helping people develop common-sense solutions to avoid…
Jo Kidd explores veganism and justice for all in this presentation given at the Mental Wealth Festival held in…
Simple Steps in Action
Varun Vidyarthi is the coordinator for Citizen Network India and here shares his thoughts on citizenship.
Sam – Citizenship is for everyone
Sam Sly explains why people value citizenship, what the keys to citizenship are and why they matter to people with…
Simon – Our fire for inclusion
Simon Duffy gave this presentation to commissioners of services for people with learning disabilities in…
Making Quality about Citizenship
Sam Sly facilitated a workshop in Plymouth for CQC South West Inspectors keen to learn about improving the inspection…
Social Care Reform - The Way Forward
Simon Duffy outlines a more radical path for social care reform and a basis for campaigning against the injustice of the…
The Politics of Poverty
In this presentation for an Anti-Poverty Conference organised by Bolsover CVP, Simon Duffy explores some of the myths…
The Right to Community Living
David Towell outlines three keys to citizenship and three pathways to positive change in the lives of people with…
A Brief History of Inclusion
A presentation to organisations seeking to advance the rights of people with learning disabilities in Finland,…
Getting Behind Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
Simon Duffy explores the reasons why ISFs are a helpful tool for achieving citizenship for people with learning…
Farewell to Welfare
Simon Duffy gave this talk on the demise of the welfare state under the leadership of the UK's Conservative Party at the…
What is the Good Society?
A presentation for the Adur Churches Network exploring the good society, citizenship and how we can restore the…
What Went Wrong with the Welfare State?
Simon Duffy gave this talk at a Bishop's Breakfast in Bolton setting out why the welfare state is essential to justice,…
What Went Wrong with Personal Budgets?
Simon Duffy explores the genesis, achievements and weaknesses of personal budgets and the problem of expecting…
The Future of Welfare Reform
A presentation for Sheffield's Citizen Advice Bureau exploring the UK Government's account of welfare reform and…
Peer Support meets Community Development
This presentation shares the inspiring work of the People Focused Group Doncaster (PFG) in their local community.
Trust Is The Key
Inclusion, based in Glasgow, use Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Personalised Support but trust is the deeper…
Demystifiying Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
These slides summarise guidance on the use of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and the future of commissioning for…
What's Wrong with Welfare Reform
A presentation given to bishops' spouses about Women Centred Solutions and what went wrong with welfare reform.
Marking the Political Parties
The Results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Citizen Jury held before the General Election in May 2015.
No Straight Lines in Real Life
Slides from We Chose to Climb - Glasgow 2015. Exploring theory, research and knowledge in self-directed support.
LDA England Survey Results
This is a slide presentation of the results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Quality Checking Government…
Philosophy and Social Work
Social work is a profession that aims to achieve social justice. But do we understand the true demands of social…
Safe and Sound
Modern social work aims to keep people safe but often ends up placing people in places that are far from safe.
Poverty and Welfare Reform
A presentation given at the Hallam Justice and Peace Commission in Sheffield on 1st March 2014 by Dr Simon Duffy.