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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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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041 Influential abusers and Ne...

Aug 23, 2014 by

This episode has two interviews I gave on topical child care subjects.  The first talks about the influence of Peter Righton , a...

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040 JSWEC Conf. Part 2

Aug 18, 2014 by

The second of this series features John Devaney, Director of Social Work Education at Queens University , Belfast and his...

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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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JSWEC Conference 2014

Aug 4, 2014 by

I was delighted to be invited to record many of the speakers at the 16th UK Joint Social Work Education Conference and 8th UK Social...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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026 Early Intervention Confere...

Apr 24, 2014 by

In conjunction with British Association of the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) David Niven Associates (DNA)...

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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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Family court changes

Apr 22, 2014 by

More questions arise about the shake up in the family justice system. Firstly, there’s a good idea emerging that hopefully will...

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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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025 Privatising Child Protecti...

Apr 10, 2014 by

Initially I debate the current topic in the UK – should social services, especially child protection, be moved to the private...

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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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