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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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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058 Professor Harry Ferguson o...

Jun 18, 2015 by

This is another podcast from the highly successful BASPCAN Congress held at Edinburgh University. Professor Harry Ferguson on social...

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055 Self Leadership in Social ...

May 6, 2015 by

Subtitled “Reflections from practice”a new book by Bill McKitterick that offers a fresh and innovative view on leadership for social workers and managers.

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053 BASPCAN Congress interview...

Apr 21, 2015 by

John Devaney MBE, Director of Social Work Education at Queens University , Belfast who Chaired the Congress gives his thoughts on the success of the event. Then, to follow, Sue Berelowitz, the Deputy Children’s Commissioner for England, talks about new initiatives and improved chances to hear the voice of the child.

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BASPCAN Congress

Apr 13, 2015 by

BASPCAN  (British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect) Congress opens with emotional reminder of the...

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049 Young adults & learni...

Jan 27, 2015 by

This episode has a conversation about a non profit company working with young adults with a learning disability and a bit from me...

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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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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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Victims of Abuse

Sep 19, 2014 by

This is a guest blog by Peter Garsden , leading child abuse lawyer. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced government plans...

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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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