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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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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038 Academic Analysis of Socia...

Jul 17, 2014 by

Kieran is a media linguist and communication consultant. His PhD research explored the language of media interviews and he is now...

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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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Social workers in the media...

Jul 7, 2014 by

Kieran File (PhD) is a Media linguist, Managing director and trainer at Reactive Sports Media and Associate media trainer at David...

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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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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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The social work in the media s...

Jun 13, 2014 by

For a long time now I’ve had particular opinions about how social work and the media react together. I’ve heard plenty of...

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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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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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027 Media Representation &...

May 1, 2014 by

I’ve included an interview from The Media Show on the BBC for you. We discuss adoption and surrounding topics as well as, in my...

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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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Adoption and social work on te...

Apr 23, 2014 by

The television company True Vision that made Channel 4’s ‘15,000 Kids and Counting’ told me this morning that...

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Technology in Social Work Prac...

Apr 14, 2014 by

Guest Blog by Deona Hooper   I’d like to introduce Deona’s blog. I’ve guested several times myself on other...

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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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Digital Age of Social Work

Mar 4, 2014 by

Compass Jobs Fair   I’ll be speaking on the 19th March in Birmingham at the Compass Jobs Fair following ‘World...

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How can social work get better...

Feb 24, 2014 by

Today’s Guardian article in the social care network slot does echo so many things  that I’ve been saying over the last...

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Missing Children Services

Jan 30, 2014 by

A shocking statistic in this country, and for that matter many many other countries, is the number of children who go missing every...

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Public Child Protection Debate

Jan 27, 2014 by

I was part of a child protection panel today on an online forum organised by The Guardian. I shouldn’t have been surprised but...

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Celebrity Abusers

Jan 15, 2014 by

Gary Glitter, Jonathan King, Jimmy Savile, Stewart Hall were all convicted of child abuse. Bill Roache, Dave Lee Travis and Rolf...

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The Upside of Disciplinary Pro...

Jan 14, 2014 by

Changing the image of social work   I was interviewed on BBC radio about a social worker in Swindon who had been struck off for...

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Social work in the media

Jan 3, 2014 by

BASW Media Training   With the recent media training I delivered to the new professional officers at the British Association of...

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Media Training in the West of ...

Dec 17, 2013 by

Courses in Bristol, March and April 2014 I’m very excited to be offering media training at David Niven Associates. I just...

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“The trouble with words is tha...

Dec 9, 2013 by

Using the media I know I’m always talking about the media and its importance, but we can’t avoid addressing the issue of blame in the...

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008 Radio interviews & re...

Dec 5, 2013 by

Being Interviewed on Radio Today’s Social World Podcast  includes two radio clips from interviews I gave during the week gone by....

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