003 Missing children; e-learni...

Oct 31, 2013 by

The Social World Podcast In this weeks podcast I provide information and sites, ideas and thoughts about how to get help and...

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Thoughts On Newly Qualified So...

Oct 31, 2013 by

“For a newly qualified social worker the landscape they’ve qualified into could not be more challenging” What does...

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Anti-Social Behaviour and Chil...

Oct 30, 2013 by

There seems to be a contradiction of opinion and statistics between anti-social behaviour and a survey of substantial numbers in the...

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Child Protection and Disabilit...

Oct 25, 2013 by

Child protection and Disability Child protection isn’t just about investigation and interruption of abuse. It isn’t just...

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What are Facebook playing at?

Oct 24, 2013 by

Facebook allows explicit content   You’d think that with a company that size, when they make decisions, they would partly...

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And wasn’t I just saying...

Oct 22, 2013 by

I’d just like to draw your attention to a few things that illustrate some of the concerns I’ve had in recent blogs....

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Representation of Children

Oct 21, 2013 by

Children in the Media Today I’ll discuss the representation of children in the media and the confusion, misunderstandings and...

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Child Exploitation

Oct 18, 2013 by

Child Exploitation and Child Trafficking Listening to the counter child trafficking global online conference...

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Missing Children In The Media

Oct 17, 2013 by

The way the media covers missing children The focus of the worlds media again being on Madeline McCann makes me think again about...

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Mental Health Crisis

Oct 16, 2013 by

In this day and age when we are fully aware that 1 in every 4 in this country will suffer from some sort of mental illness, we hear...

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002 Legislation;Social Worker ...

Oct 15, 2013 by

To subscribe to the Social World Podcast for my thoughts on the social world click here – also leave reviews and comments....

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Images of Children Online

Oct 15, 2013 by

Abusive images of children In recent years so much anxiety has been created amongst parent groups by an upsurge in the advice given...

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Protecting Disabled Children

Oct 14, 2013 by

I’d like to talk a little bit about the needs of disabled children who have, of course, exactly the same human rights to be...

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Social implications of develop...

Oct 11, 2013 by

Social Implications We always seem to be reacting to things in the social world. Whether it is child abuse and practice, or disasters...

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1995 BASW Article is Still Rel...

Oct 10, 2013 by

BASW social work and social perception article I was Chair of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) from 1995 – 1997 and...

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A Few More Thoughts

Oct 9, 2013 by

Media & care of the elderly Several things today caught my attention. I had been contacted to do some media interviews about...

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001 Introductory Episode

Oct 8, 2013 by

Episode 001 Welcome to the the first episode of the Social World Podcast . This will become a weekly event and I hope you can join...

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Child Victims in Court

Oct 7, 2013 by

Children in court The judicial system in this country is in serious need of an overhaul, especially where children are the witnesses....

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Child Protection: Making Child...

Oct 4, 2013 by

Children and social workers I have done many radio interviews and some television over the last few days about the terrible tragedies...

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