Child Sex Offenders as Terrori...

Apr 28, 2014 by

I remember in 1997 standing in Scotland Yard with the then head of the Paedophile Unit watching the arrival of a large furniture van...

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026 Early Intervention Confere...

Apr 24, 2014 by

In conjunction with British Association of the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) David Niven Associates (DNA)...

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Adoption and social work on te...

Apr 23, 2014 by

The television company True Vision that made Channel 4’s ‘15,000 Kids and Counting’ told me this morning that...

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Family court changes

Apr 22, 2014 by

More questions arise about the shake up in the family justice system. Firstly, there’s a good idea emerging that hopefully will...

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Protecting Young Carers

Apr 15, 2014 by

All my career I’ve had a particularly keen interest in the situation of young carers. When I came across a situation where a...

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Technology in Social Work Prac...

Apr 14, 2014 by

Guest Blog by Deona Hooper   I’d like to introduce Deona’s blog. I’ve guested several times myself on other...

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Supervision of Sexual Offender...

Apr 10, 2014 by

The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) recently presented findings from reviews of two Circles of Support and Accountability...

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025 Privatising Child Protecti...

Apr 10, 2014 by

Initially I debate the current topic in the UK – should social services, especially child protection, be moved to the private...

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Emotional Abuse

Apr 8, 2014 by

What exactly is emotional abuse?   The proposal to consider making emotional abuse a criminal offence is probably a good idea....

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The representation of social w...

Apr 7, 2014 by

As somebody that is always talking abut the importance of the representation of social work in the media, in whatever form the media...

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024 Play & Early Years; W...

Apr 3, 2014 by

The guest this week is Sandra Trotman Meadows – the Chief Executive Officer of PEYTU, a Bristol based charity providing...

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