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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The person not the party.

Feb 12, 2015 by

We should look to the person not the party when the dust has settled and the real work on the historic child abuse inquiry starts.

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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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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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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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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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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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