Technology in Social Work

Feb 27, 2014 by

I’ve been invited to deliver a workshop at the Compass Jobs Fair in Birmingham on March  19th to coincide with World Social...

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019 Chief Social Worker for ad...

Feb 27, 2014 by

Interview with Chief Social Worker for adults, Lyn Romeo. She discusses her role and how the work of adult social workers supports...

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Domestic Violence

Feb 26, 2014 by

The Never Changing Face   A BBC news article calls for special training to recognise the signs of domestic violence following...

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How can social work get better...

Feb 24, 2014 by

Today’s Guardian article in the social care network slot does echo so many things  that I’ve been saying over the last...

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Identification of CSA Victims

Feb 21, 2014 by

  I’ve talked in the past about identifying victims of abuse world wide and the difficulties inherent to agencies in that...

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The importance of media traini...

Feb 20, 2014 by

Media training in Bristol   The media is the window on the world for 99% of the population. Whether it is broadcast, written or...

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018 Childhood trauma; child ab...

Feb 20, 2014 by

An interview with an old friend of the programme Jane Evans who is speaking at ‘This is my childhood’ conference. We...

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Probation changes : will they ...

Feb 18, 2014 by

Social work and rehabilitation There are a substantial body of people worried about the privatisation of social work and the drifting...

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Michael Brown blog suspension

Feb 17, 2014 by

I was really surprised and disappointed to see that @mentalhealthcop was suspended by the West Midlands Police over allegations by...

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The Voice of Social Work ̵...

Feb 14, 2014 by

“The spirit of social workers still stays the same” The Silver Jubilee of the British Association of Social Workers...

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Response to Martin Narey repor...

Feb 13, 2014 by

Is current social work education sufficient?    With Sir Martin Narey’s report today about social work education it quite...

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017 Celebrity Abuse and Childr...

Feb 13, 2014 by

BBC Radio interview where, as an independent child protection expert, I am asked to discuss my opinions following the acquittal of...

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Social Work in the World

Feb 11, 2014 by

World Social Work Day is on the 18th March 2014 and I’m sure there will be a lot of discussion, debate and celebration of the...

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Empowerment of Social Work

Feb 10, 2014 by

The self image of social workers is often as confused as the public image   I’ve found that up and down the country...

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The complex nature of prosecut...

Feb 7, 2014 by

I was interviewed at the BBC today about victims of abuse and those accused of abuse. Where as quite rightly victims remain...

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016 The Crime of Stalking

Feb 6, 2014 by

Stalking in the UK Deona Hooper informs me of Social Work Helper and its role in aiding social workers to be represented more fairly...

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Models of Disability

Feb 5, 2014 by

Is the Social Model of Disability socially accepted? I don’t think so. For many years now, thinking has mainly leant towards...

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Transparency in Social Work

Feb 4, 2014 by

Reading Jenni Randall’s comments in Professional Social Work Magazine this week I am reminded that many...

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