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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Removal at birth – the r...

Dec 3, 2013 by

Media – the real story Yesterday a few journalists in the media went for the jugular and condemned social workers for their...

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Removal at birth – what&...

Dec 2, 2013 by

Media portrayal of social work I’ve given media interviews today on both the radio and Sky News about an Italian woman who had...

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Dangers of a vigilante society...

Nov 28, 2013 by

The wrong accusations of paedophiles Bijan Ebrahimi was beaten to death and set on fire in Bristol over the summer. He was falsely...

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Media Training for broadcast, ...

Nov 27, 2013 by

Media Training At David Niven Associates we offer media training for individuals and businesses. Over the last few days I’ve...

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005 Faith based child abuse, B...

Nov 14, 2013 by

Faith based child abuse, Bullying  & Media Training I share thoughts on child abuse in relation to faith and belief. I also cover...

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Media Training in Social Work

Nov 8, 2013 by

The need for media training in social work Due to my experiences I know the need for media training in social work and the...

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Thoughts On Newly Qualified So...

Oct 31, 2013 by

“For a newly qualified social worker the landscape they’ve qualified into could not be more challenging” What does...

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Representation of Children

Oct 21, 2013 by

Children in the Media Today I’ll discuss the representation of children in the media and the confusion, misunderstandings and...

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Missing Children In The Media

Oct 17, 2013 by

The way the media covers missing children The focus of the worlds media again being on Madeline McCann makes me think again about...

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Child Protection: Making Child...

Oct 4, 2013 by

Children and social workers I have done many radio interviews and some television over the last few days about the terrible tragedies...

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Police Only Caution Sex Offend...

Sep 30, 2013 by

Sexual offences are not being prosecuted It’s come to light today that there have been at least 1,500 people cautioned for sex...

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Social work and the media

Sep 20, 2013 by

Social work and the media One of the things that I offer through David Niven Associates is media training, both basic creation of a...

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Children in the Media

Sep 19, 2013 by

Media portrayal of children Very soon, as part of a wider study, we’re going to send out a survey with regards to the image of...

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The Image of Social Work

Sep 12, 2013 by

Media training for social workers Again there’s all sorts of talk of social work in the media and how social workers are...

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Under age Facebook accounts

Sep 11, 2013 by

I’d like to talk again about social media and the responsibilities of the bigger players and their role to protect the...

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Images of childhood.

Aug 29, 2013 by

Images of children in the media Looking at the coverage of the atrocities in Syria has made me think once again about the...

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