011 John Devaney Interview

Dec 31, 2013 by

John Devaney Director of Education, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Queens University Belfast  and Chair of British Association for...

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Another Year and Still More Ho...

Dec 31, 2013 by

The Forgotten   Ron is homeless. Ron is sleeping rough. Ron used to be someone highly thought of by his family and his work...

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The new year

Dec 30, 2013 by

Happy New Year! It’s been a mixed year for economy and business, but David Niven Associates has managed to come through it...

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This is my childhood

Dec 20, 2013 by

This is my childhood. There will be no other. I am delighted to announce that ‘This is my childhood’ will be on the 4th...

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010 Social Media – Guest...

Dec 19, 2013 by

Shirley Ayres is my guest this week, she is a well established social media consultant, social worker, innovator and in her own words...

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Media Training in the West of ...

Dec 17, 2013 by

Courses in Bristol, March and April 2014 I’m very excited to be offering media training at David Niven Associates. I just...

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Child poverty in the UK

Dec 16, 2013 by

Child Poverty Poverty in the UK is such a talked about subject. So many people can’t get their head around the facts or totally deny...

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A life of violence for all the...

Dec 13, 2013 by

Are we any closer to breaking the cycle of violence? Acts, threats, depictions and celebrations of violence are still chronically...

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009 UK New Sexual Abuse Guidel...

Dec 12, 2013 by

A fascinating interview with a young film maker who talks of her time in the Pacific rim. Her interviews  and also some short...

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Social Work Achievements

Dec 12, 2013 by

Social Worker of the Year Awards Jenni Randall, a trainer and associate at  David Niven Associates won a top prize at a prestigious...

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Vicarious Traumatisation on th...

Dec 10, 2013 by

Social workers’ health and well being “All emotions are contagious… both the ones that are pleasant and the ones...

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“The trouble with words is tha...

Dec 9, 2013 by

Using the media I know I’m always talking about the media and its importance, but we can’t avoid addressing the issue of blame in the...

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008 Radio interviews & re...

Dec 5, 2013 by

Being Interviewed on Radio Today’s Social World Podcast  includes two radio clips from interviews I gave during the week gone by....

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Stalking: a criminal offence b...

Dec 4, 2013 by

Stalking Stalking became a criminal offence in England and Wales on the 25th November 2012. David Niven Associates will be putting on...

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Removal at birth – the r...

Dec 3, 2013 by

Media – the real story Yesterday a few journalists in the media went for the jugular and condemned social workers for their...

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Removal at birth – what&...

Dec 2, 2013 by

Media portrayal of social work I’ve given media interviews today on both the radio and Sky News about an Italian woman who had...

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