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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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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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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040 JSWEConference Part 5

Oct 14, 2014 by

Three more great interviews from this year’s JSWEConference. Such a rich vein of content. I hope you enjoy them. Today’s...

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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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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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039 Parent Abuse Mirror or Mir...

Aug 1, 2014 by

Jane Evans, trauma parenting specialist, discusses the important issue of child to parent abuse ahead of Mirror or Mirage?: Is...

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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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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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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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Reflective supervision advice

Mar 26, 2014 by

Supervision   I want to revisit a subject that unashamedly I’ve talked about quite a bit in the past. Good anecdotal...

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Child Protection Training

Mar 14, 2014 by

I have a lifetime of knowledge in child protection and therefore offer Child Protection training through my company, so I want to...

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021 Care Leaver David Akinsany...

Mar 13, 2014 by

David Akinsanya is a successful campaigner for Looked After children. The reason for his work is due to his complex and troubled...

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Domestic Violence

Feb 26, 2014 by

The Never Changing Face   A BBC news article calls for special training to recognise the signs of domestic violence following...

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The importance of media traini...

Feb 20, 2014 by

Media training in Bristol   The media is the window on the world for 99% of the population. Whether it is broadcast, written or...

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Response to Martin Narey repor...

Feb 13, 2014 by

Is current social work education sufficient?    With Sir Martin Narey’s report today about social work education it quite...

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