050 A Story of Historic Abuse

Feb 11, 2015 by

With the announcement of the new Chair of the Historic Abuse Inquiry this is a story that should be referred to that inquiry as I...

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049 Young adults & learni...

Jan 27, 2015 by

This episode has a conversation about a non profit company working with young adults with a learning disability and a bit from me...

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048 Jane Devine Social Work Sc...

Jan 11, 2015 by

She talks of initiatives, political support, policy priorities and hopes for the future in a wide ranging interview.

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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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040 JSWEC Part 6 Social Media

Nov 13, 2014 by

JSWEConference Thoughts of newly qualified workers and social media in social work education

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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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042 Alan Wood President ADCS

Sep 16, 2014 by

An interview with Alan Wood, President of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services. Currently DCS for Hackney and...

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040 JSWE Conference Part 4

Sep 5, 2014 by

Three more interviews from the Joint Social Work Education Conference. Firstly Clare Parkinson,Lucille Allain and Helen Hingley-Jones...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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