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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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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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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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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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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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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The representation of social w...

Apr 7, 2014 by

As somebody that is always talking abut the importance of the representation of social work in the media, in whatever form the media...

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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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Probation changes : will they ...

Feb 18, 2014 by

Social work and rehabilitation There are a substantial body of people worried about the privatisation of social work and the drifting...

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Child sex crimes

Jan 16, 2014 by

Once again a terrible demonstration by law enforcement and other agencies of the sheer volume of people interested in sexual activity...

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013 Bridget Robb BASW Chief Ex...

Jan 16, 2014 by

An excellent interview with Bridget Robb – Chief Executive at the British Association of Social Workers. We discuss the state...

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012 Maasia Mara tour guide int...

Jan 9, 2014 by

This weeks podcast focuses on communities, their importance and their erosion over the years and the knock on damage to society in...

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The new year

Dec 30, 2013 by

Happy New Year! It’s been a mixed year for economy and business, but David Niven Associates has managed to come through it...

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009 UK New Sexual Abuse Guidel...

Dec 12, 2013 by

A fascinating interview with a young film maker who talks of her time in the Pacific rim. Her interviews  and also some short...

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