Social Work & the Media

Oct 8, 2017 by

All my working life I’ve watched my profession defend itself in the court of media opinion.

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Safeguarding primary children

Aug 22, 2017 by

how do we teach young children about which secrets are good and which secrets are bad

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078 Media training & Beve...

Aug 8, 2017 by

This programme is about the image of social work and social care. It describes an exiting new initiative in media training and has an...

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077 Christina Gabbitas safegua...

Jun 6, 2017 by

  An interview with Christina Gabbitas about her book for 5 to 8 year olds on keeping themselves safe and how she is committed...

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076 Bradford VCS Dave Benn

Apr 9, 2017 by

Dave is a Barnardo’s Children’s Service Manager in Bradford and is Young Lives Bradford VCS representative on Bradford Safeguarding Children Board.

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075 Interviews and Inquiries-S...

Feb 27, 2017 by

This time I’m looking at a magazine format with two radio interviews and an introduction to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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074 Bradford Interviews Supt D...

Jan 12, 2017 by

Damien Miller is a Superintendent within Bradford District who leads on Safeguarding Partnerships.  Within his portfolio he has...

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073 Bradford interviews Chair ...

Dec 13, 2016 by

Since retiring 5 years ago he has chaired 2 safeguarding adults boards

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072 Bradford interviews CDOP S...

Nov 25, 2016 by

This is the second podcast from the Bradford series. Shirley is a Consultant in Public Health for the City of Bradford Metropolitan...

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071 Professor Tan Ngoh Tiong G...

Nov 20, 2016 by

He is the Chair of the Global Institute of Social Work, was Co-chair of Commonwealth Organization for Social Workers (COSW), Past President of Singapore Association of Social Workers, past Regional President (Asia and Pacific) of International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

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070 The Bradford LSCB Intervie...

Nov 2, 2016 by

This is the first in a series of podcasts looking at the Bradford Safeguarding Children Board which I have the privilage to Chair....

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Action For Myalgic Encephalomy...

Oct 27, 2016 by

Sonya Chowdhury took over as Chief Executive of Action for M.E., the UK’s leading charity for people affected by Myalgic...

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069 Social Work Across the Atl...

Aug 24, 2016 by

Hello again. This programme features a short radio interview I gave on recruitment , retention and the reasons behind vacancy...

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068 Churches Child Protection ...

Jul 25, 2016 by

Justin Humphreys is the Executive Director of Safeguarding of CCPAS. This Charity , formed in 1977, has over 8000 subscribing...

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067 James Rook CEO Sanctuary

Jul 13, 2016 by

After 20 years of developing and resourcing work within adult and children’s social care, James has built up a unique understanding of the sector. Agency staff and interim appointments are part of the fabric of the social care landscape.

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066 Ruth ALLEN Chief Executive...

Jun 7, 2016 by

Dr Ruth Allen joined the British Association of Social Workers as Chief Executive on 11th April 2016.  She was previously Director of...

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065 Dept for Education Review ...

Jan 29, 2016 by

Alan Wood has been asked by the Secretary of State, Nicky Morgan MP and the Minister, Edward Timpson MP to lead a fundamental review...

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064 Review of Safeguarding Chi...

Jan 20, 2016 by

The Government announced just before Christmas a review of Local Safeguarding Children Boards

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063 Michael Hames. Police pion...

Dec 1, 2015 by

My guest is Michael Hames who I’ve known for 20 years and whom I worked with on several initiatives and investigations starting...

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Association of Independent LSC...

Nov 18, 2015 by

This was our resolution  following the Annual Conference of Independent Chairs of Safeguarding Children Boards. PROTECT CHILDREN AT...

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062 DONALD FINDLATER– Lu...

Oct 14, 2015 by

Lucy Faithfull Foundation believes that child sexual abuse is preventable and that we can have a society where children are free from...

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061 A Magazine for Autumn

Sep 13, 2015 by

Hello again after the Summer! I thought I’d use this chance to reflect on a few of the significant events over the last month...

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Guest Blog from Maggie Mellon ...

Aug 27, 2015 by

Guest blog from Maggie Mellon, Vice Chair of The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Stand up for social work by joining...

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The Green House Charity.

Aug 15, 2015 by

I invited the Chair of this charity, Steve Livings, to describe the vital work it does. I have also been a Trustee of the Green House...

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060 Dr Simon Lenton – Ch...

Jul 7, 2015 by

We talk of his commitment to child and family friendly health care and the background to this internationally endorsed initiative with its relevance to multi agency work in safeguarding.

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