086 Jenni Randall & her L...

Nov 16, 2018 by

A fantastic folk rock CD to raise funds for Looked After Children.

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085 Global Institute Social Wo...

Oct 25, 2018 by

I’m very pleased to have been invited on to the International Advisory Board that Tiong Chairs and , in this interview, he lays out the vision and the opportunities for the GISW at its five year anniversary.

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084 Chris Walters and various ...

Oct 3, 2018 by

GISW, Glass and non prescription drugs

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082 Ann Marie Christian- Educa...

Feb 28, 2018 by

Safeguarding in education has always been a high priority as young peoplle sometimes spend more waking hours at school than at home....

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081 Robert Goodwill MP

Dec 20, 2017 by

Robert Goodwill MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Education on 12 June 2017. He was elected Conservative MP...

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080 Obituary.Those we have los...

Nov 26, 2017 by

  Dr David Colvin and Bill McKitterick both have been lost to us this year.  David was my friend and mentor. He helped me...

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079 Safeguarding Boards. Prof ...

Oct 27, 2017 by

We talk of the future of Safeguarding Boards and what the new guidelines could mean following the Wood Review. These new arrangements...

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Social Work & the Media

Oct 8, 2017 by

All my working life I’ve watched my profession defend itself in the court of media opinion.

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078 Media training & Beve...

Aug 8, 2017 by

This programme is about the image of social work and social care. It describes an exiting new initiative in media training and has an...

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072 Bradford interviews CDOP S...

Nov 25, 2016 by

This is the second podcast from the Bradford series. Shirley is a Consultant in Public Health for the City of Bradford Metropolitan...

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071 Professor Tan Ngoh Tiong G...

Nov 20, 2016 by

He is the Chair of the Global Institute of Social Work, was Co-chair of Commonwealth Organization for Social Workers (COSW), Past President of Singapore Association of Social Workers, past Regional President (Asia and Pacific) of International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

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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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069 Social Work Across the Atl...

Aug 24, 2016 by

Hello again. This programme features a short radio interview I gave on recruitment , retention and the reasons behind vacancy...

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067 James Rook CEO Sanctuary

Jul 13, 2016 by

After 20 years of developing and resourcing work within adult and children’s social care, James has built up a unique understanding of the sector. Agency staff and interim appointments are part of the fabric of the social care landscape.

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066 Ruth ALLEN Chief Executive...

Jun 7, 2016 by

Dr Ruth Allen joined the British Association of Social Workers as Chief Executive on 11th April 2016.  She was previously Director of...

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064 Review of Safeguarding Chi...

Jan 20, 2016 by

The Government announced just before Christmas a review of Local Safeguarding Children Boards

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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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059 Papyrus– Youth Suici...

Jun 25, 2015 by

I talked to Alice Newton , the suicide prevention training co-ordinator for Papyrus, a national charity dedicated to supporting young...

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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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057 International Federation o...

May 31, 2015 by

Representing over 1 million social workers world wide, IFSW has NGO status at the UN and represents the different ways that the...

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056 Social Work in Scotland an...

May 15, 2015 by

Following the general election I thought it interesting to hear about what’s happening in these two countries.

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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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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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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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