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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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