102 International social work&...

Sep 16, 2020 by

Promoting themes such as socio economic health , dignity and work , environmental change, strength of human relationships and protection of the millions of vulnerable people across continents, challenge the basic fundemental commitment of social work policy and practice.

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101 Thank you and thoughts on ...

Sep 8, 2020 by

I have submitted some videos to the http://thegisw.org website on social work and the media. Please have a look. You may have to enrol ( free ) but there are some great talks and courses. Look under featured courses.

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100 Chair of British Associati...

Aug 25, 2020 by

In the 50th year of the British Association of Social Workers ( BASW ) it is fitting that my 100th podcast is with the National Chair, Gerry Nosowska.

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099 Christopher Lamb a life in...

Aug 18, 2020 by

Part 2 of this fascinating interview on the power of diplomacy from when Christopher moved to the IFRC. The range of issues and the depth of need in the world is staggering. The constant demand on a macro and micro level to resolve conflict is well known but this gives an insight to the responsibilities and skills of those working to that end.

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098 Christopher Lamb, a life i...

Aug 14, 2020 by

he served in a variety of embassies, at the Australian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, as the Department’s Legal Adviser and as Ambassador to Myanmar (Burma) from 1986-89 and to Yugoslavia, Romania and Macedonia from 1997-2000.

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096 Jim Gamble Safeguarding Pa...

Jul 31, 2020 by

Jim Gamble is one of the UK’s leading voices on the safeguarding of children. I’ve known Jim for many years and he has always worked passionately to improve the safety of children. He is widely recognised as a global authority on safeguarding children and was the founding chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce; a former national policing lead for child protection and the architect and CEO of the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.

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094 Black Lives Matter. Wayne ...

Jul 13, 2020 by

Black Lives Matter has reached huge audiences over the last month or two but how can it be turned into action? Wayne Reid is a...

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091 Post Covid19 social work.

Jun 15, 2020 by

Professor Ngoh Tiong Tan is Chair of Global Institute for Social Work ( GISW ) International Advisory Board —– President, Connexions International. —– Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences.—– Treasurer, International Association of Schools of Social Work.

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090 Environment & Covid19...

Jun 9, 2020 by

Covid19 has been a nightmare for all populations. Paradoxically, the planet and the environment have benefited.

Just before lockdown, I was invited with a group of poets in Bath to respond to a short but powerful video produced by two remarkable women by writing and reading poems reflecting their lament on environmental destruction.

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085 Global Institute Social Wo...

Oct 25, 2018 by

I’m very pleased to have been invited on to the International Advisory Board that Tiong Chairs and , in this interview, he lays out the vision and the opportunities for the GISW at its five year anniversary.

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084 Chris Walters and various ...

Oct 3, 2018 by

GISW, Glass and non prescription drugs

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081 Robert Goodwill MP

Dec 20, 2017 by

Robert Goodwill MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Education on 12 June 2017. He was elected Conservative MP...

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079 Safeguarding Boards. Prof ...

Oct 27, 2017 by

We talk of the future of Safeguarding Boards and what the new guidelines could mean following the Wood Review. These new arrangements...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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