Missing Children Services

Jan 30, 2014 by

A shocking statistic in this country, and for that matter many many other countries, is the number of children who go missing every...

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015 Peter Garsden – surv...

Jan 30, 2014 by

Peter Garsden is the senior partner at Abney Garsden solicitors. He is my guest this week. We discuss the changing landscape for...

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Reflection in Social Work

Jan 28, 2014 by

In social work the opportunity to reflect on your practice is often neglected. The supervisory element of the job is, for a number of...

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Public Child Protection Debate

Jan 27, 2014 by

I was part of a child protection panel today on an online forum organised by The Guardian. I shouldn’t have been surprised but...

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014 Annie Hudson Chief Executi...

Jan 23, 2014 by

This week an interview with Annie Hudson, Chief Executive of the College of Social work. Previously Director of Social Services for...

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Child sex crimes

Jan 16, 2014 by

Once again a terrible demonstration by law enforcement and other agencies of the sheer volume of people interested in sexual activity...

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013 Bridget Robb BASW Chief Ex...

Jan 16, 2014 by

An excellent interview with Bridget Robb – Chief Executive at the British Association of Social Workers. We discuss the state...

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Celebrity Abusers

Jan 15, 2014 by

Gary Glitter, Jonathan King, Jimmy Savile, Stewart Hall were all convicted of child abuse. Bill Roache, Dave Lee Travis and Rolf...

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The Upside of Disciplinary Pro...

Jan 14, 2014 by

Changing the image of social work   I was interviewed on BBC radio about a social worker in Swindon who had been struck off for...

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Historic Abuse Inquiry

Jan 13, 2014 by

Today I am looking at historic abuse. On the day that the public inquiry is launched in Northern Ireland called the  Historical...

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012 Maasia Mara tour guide int...

Jan 9, 2014 by

This weeks podcast focuses on communities, their importance and their erosion over the years and the knock on damage to society in...

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Cyber bullying

Jan 8, 2014 by

The technological scourge There’s another report today from ChildLine that it’s seen a large increase in the number of...

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This is my childhood meeting J...

Jan 7, 2014 by

This is my childhood; there will be no other Book Now!   I had a meeting with Jane Evans today, planning the early years...

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Changes

Jan 6, 2014 by

The changing face of communities in the world Looking at the extremes of weather affecting various communities around the world it...

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Social work in the media

Jan 3, 2014 by

BASW Media Training   With the recent media training I delivered to the new professional officers at the British Association of...

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Early years conference

Jan 2, 2014 by

This is my childhood; there will be no other   Domestic violence, substance misuse and chronic mental health problems are...

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