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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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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059 Papyrus– Youth Suici...

Jun 25, 2015 by

I talked to Alice Newton , the suicide prevention training co-ordinator for Papyrus, a national charity dedicated to supporting young...

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058 Professor Harry Ferguson o...

Jun 18, 2015 by

This is another podcast from the highly successful BASPCAN Congress held at Edinburgh University. Professor Harry Ferguson on social...

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057 International Federation o...

May 31, 2015 by

Representing over 1 million social workers world wide, IFSW has NGO status at the UN and represents the different ways that the...

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056 Social Work in Scotland an...

May 15, 2015 by

Following the general election I thought it interesting to hear about what’s happening in these two countries.

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055 Self Leadership in Social ...

May 6, 2015 by

Subtitled “Reflections from practice”a new book by Bill McKitterick that offers a fresh and innovative view on leadership for social workers and managers.

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054 Mandatory Reporting Debate

Apr 29, 2015 by

The formal debate on mandatory reporting took place at the BASPCAN Congress in Edinburgh where a packed theatre voted substantially against the proposal initially and , at the end, still voted against but with a much reduced majority.

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053 BASPCAN Congress interview...

Apr 21, 2015 by

John Devaney MBE, Director of Social Work Education at Queens University , Belfast who Chaired the Congress gives his thoughts on the success of the event. Then, to follow, Sue Berelowitz, the Deputy Children’s Commissioner for England, talks about new initiatives and improved chances to hear the voice of the child.

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BASPCAN Congress

Apr 13, 2015 by

BASPCAN  (British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect) Congress opens with emotional reminder of the...

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052 Child Trafficking & M...

Apr 10, 2015 by

Bharti’s passion to challenge the root causes of child exploitation and abuse underpins her leadership role with ECPAT UK, where she has overseen important changes to law and policy in the area of child protection and trafficking prevention.

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051 Child Protection

Mar 5, 2015 by

It certainly has been child protection week! With the Prime Minister announcing his ideas for professionals in child protection to be charged with ‘wilful neglect’

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