Rotherham

Aug 29, 2014 by

The very thought of hundreds of young children being raped , traded and consistently disbelieved, struck deep into the comfort zones of all who listened.

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040 JSWEC Conf Part 3

Aug 29, 2014 by

Three more excellent interviews from the Joint Social Work Education Conference at Royal Holloway, University of London. Firstly, Tim...

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041 Influential abusers and Ne...

Aug 23, 2014 by

This episode has two interviews I gave on topical child care subjects.  The first talks about the influence of Peter Righton , a...

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040 JSWEC Conf. Part 2

Aug 18, 2014 by

The second of this series features John Devaney, Director of Social Work Education at Queens University , Belfast and his...

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Protected: Robin Williams

Aug 13, 2014 by

So Robin Williams has gone. I didn’t  realise how I’d feel until I started remembering the pleasure and the laughs he...

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040 JSWEC Conf. Part 1

Aug 7, 2014 by

The 16th UK Joint Social Work Education Conference and 8th UK Social Work Research Conference Royal Holloway, University of London 23–25 July 2014.

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JSWEC Conference 2014

Aug 4, 2014 by

I was delighted to be invited to record many of the speakers at the 16th UK Joint Social Work Education Conference and 8th UK Social...

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039 Parent Abuse Mirror or Mir...

Aug 1, 2014 by

Jane Evans, trauma parenting specialist, discusses the important issue of child to parent abuse ahead of Mirror or Mirage?: Is...

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038 Academic Analysis of Socia...

Jul 17, 2014 by

Kieran is a media linguist and communication consultant. His PhD research explored the language of media interviews and he is now...

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037 Professional Officer in En...

Jul 11, 2014 by

Professional Officer for the British Association of Social Workers, Nushra, gives an excellent interview/discussion. We talk about...

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Social workers in the media...

Jul 7, 2014 by

Kieran File (PhD) is a Media linguist, Managing director and trainer at Reactive Sports Media and Associate media trainer at David...

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036 Working with Children in C...

Jul 4, 2014 by

Practical discussion with Jenni Randall and David Akinsanya, providing advice for front line staff and students. Jenni was awarded...

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Residential Childcare: The Exp...

Jul 3, 2014 by

Today’s guest blog is from Dr Tuhinul Islam, a Bangladeshi Social Work Practitioner, child right activists, researcher  and...

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035 Social Work in the Media &...

Jun 27, 2014 by

TV and Radio interviews reflecting child protection cases. I often get approached to give these in response to negative stories as...

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034 President of Russian Union...

Jun 19, 2014 by

Antonina Dashkina, President of Russian Union of Social Workers and Social Pedagogues, Vice President of INGO Conference, Council of...

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The social work in the media s...

Jun 13, 2014 by

For a long time now I’ve had particular opinions about how social work and the media react together. I’ve heard plenty of...

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033 BASW UK Conference and AGM

Jun 12, 2014 by

I attended the BASW UK conference and AGM and spoke at a workshop entitled ’embracing a media we love to hate’. It was an...

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032 The work of the NSPCC

Jun 5, 2014 by

This Podcast features Jon Brown as my guest. We talk of developments in child protection, the work of the NSPCC  and the future...

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Poverty and food waste

Jun 4, 2014 by

Almost every day on the main tv channels we witness programmes devoted to our indulgence in food. Whether it’s a competition or an...

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The ‘Cinderella Law̵...

May 30, 2014 by

Todays announcement by the NSPCC that over the last year cases of emotional abuse referred by them to Children’s Social...

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031 Freelance Parenting

May 29, 2014 by

Freelance broadcaster Faye Dicker founded Freelance Mum. Freelance Mum began life in June 2013 when Faye recognised the need to...

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030 Reflecting on important is...

May 22, 2014 by

I highlight the future interviews scheduled for the programme including Dame Tessa Jowell. – Privatising child protection...

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029 The Global Agenda for Soci...

May 15, 2014 by

David Jones talks about the origins of The Global Agenda for Social Work and the work it is completing during our interview. A common...

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Child Abuse Headlines

May 14, 2014 by

Two stories in the news today bring home the good and the bad things that surround our children’s safety. Firstly, the police...

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Beyond the Adoption Order: Cha...

May 13, 2014 by

I was really interested to read a report called ‘Beyond the Adoption Order: Challenges, Interventions and Adoption...

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