Sex offending legislation

Dec 19, 2014 by

A couple of years ago, I made a Freedom of Information request asking how many British men had been prosecuted under this legislation since its inception 17 years ago

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047 BASPCAN Congress

Dec 5, 2014 by

An excellent interview with Julie Taylor who Chairs the Congress Committee for the BASPCAN Congress 2015 at the University of...

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046 Social Work & Media T...

Nov 30, 2014 by

We offer training to employers who, like us, recognise that good news stories told by social workers will improve public perception and help them to do their jobs without stigma.

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045 Tessa Munt MP

Nov 17, 2014 by

A strong supporter of social work and a survivor of abuse, she talks of her commitment to protecting the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities.

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044 Chair of BASW

Oct 24, 2014 by

An interview with Guy Shennan, the recently elected Chair of the British Association of Social Workers. Then, a short interview I...

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040 JSWEConference Part 5

Oct 14, 2014 by

Three more great interviews from this year’s JSWEConference. Such a rich vein of content. I hope you enjoy them. Today’s...

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043 Ruth Smith Editor Communit...

Sep 30, 2014 by

RUTH SMITH is Editor and Content Director of Community Care, the multi-award winning information service for social workers. She is...

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Victims of Abuse

Sep 19, 2014 by

This is a guest blog by Peter Garsden , leading child abuse lawyer. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced government plans...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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028 Child Protection Expert Ji...

May 8, 2014 by

Jim – “I have never ever met anybody in the safeguarding community who didn’t care about the people they were going...

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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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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 Unexpectedness of a Baby B...

Mar 24, 2014 by

Guest blog by Jane Evans     For too many years myths have existed about how children, especially young ones, are affected...

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Social work vacancy rates

Mar 21, 2014 by

Social work under pressure A massive rise in child protection cases in Coventry is another reflection of the pressure that social...

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Child Protection Training

Mar 14, 2014 by

I have a lifetime of knowledge in child protection and therefore offer Child Protection training through my company, so I want to...

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020 Parenting news stories; Da...

Mar 7, 2014 by

Faye Dicker of Freelance Bristol Mum and I discuss some of the headlines that have made the papers this week. Included are the risks...

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Drinking during Pregnancy

Mar 6, 2014 by

Many of us have heard of, or come across, foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and the way it effects brain development of a baby. It was...

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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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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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