Experts by Experience Research Launch Event 11 Oct

There will be a launch of the research report on Wednesday, 11th October at 5.30pm at London South Bank University, Doctural Academy in The Hub. Followed by a reception from 7:00-7:30pm.

Asylum Seekers as experts by experience: a case study from Southwark Day Centre for Asylum SeekersSally Inman and Maggie Rogers with contributions from Ali Almoosa, Adel Maraghi and Godfrey Warui

Living through war, persecution, exile and the asylum system gives people an insight and knowledge that cannot be otherwise learned. As a sector and movement, we must recognise the value of this expertise and not view it as secondary

The research suggests ways in which Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers (SDCAS) can develop an experts by experience approach whereby make better use of the experience of clients in the day to day support and advice work, educational activities and in the management and organisational structure of the centre. The research team comprised client/ ex-clients and academic researchers, modelling an experts by experience approach. Clients, staff and volunteers were interviewed over the course of several months.

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