073 Bradford interviews Chair ...

Dec 13, 2016 by

Since retiring 5 years ago he has chaired 2 safeguarding adults boards

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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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Action For Myalgic Encephalomy...

Oct 27, 2016 by

Sonya Chowdhury took over as Chief Executive of Action for M.E., the UK’s leading charity for people affected by Myalgic...

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061 A Magazine for Autumn

Sep 13, 2015 by

Hello again after the Summer! I thought I’d use this chance to reflect on a few of the significant events over the last month...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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019 Chief Social Worker for ad...

Feb 27, 2014 by

Interview with Chief Social Worker for adults, Lyn Romeo. She discusses her role and how the work of adult social workers supports...

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The complex nature of prosecut...

Feb 7, 2014 by

I was interviewed at the BBC today about victims of abuse and those accused of abuse. Where as quite rightly victims remain...

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014 Annie Hudson Chief Executi...

Jan 23, 2014 by

This week an interview with Annie Hudson, Chief Executive of the College of Social work. Previously Director of Social Services for...

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This is my childhood meeting J...

Jan 7, 2014 by

This is my childhood; there will be no other Book Now!   I had a meeting with Jane Evans today, planning the early years...

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Changes

Jan 6, 2014 by

The changing face of communities in the world Looking at the extremes of weather affecting various communities around the world it...

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A Changing Britain

Nov 20, 2013 by

 The face of a changing Britain There is much resistance to the changing world, that includes a changing Britain. This article...

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The Road to Damascus

Aug 30, 2013 by

Inhumanity knows no boundaries and the cruelty inflicted from human to human has only changed with the implements and the methods...

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Conflict Resolution.

Aug 28, 2013 by

As most of you probably know, my background was in social work. The underpinning drive in social work is always concerning the...

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Paul Wilson Case

Aug 27, 2013 by

I was talking to BBC Radio West Midlands about the Paul Wilson case and listening to some of the recommendations that would come from...

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What is the future of social w...

Aug 23, 2013 by

What is going on? Over a quarter of authorities in England are now deemed inadequate in some aspects of social services. Today Medway...

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Relative pain

Aug 22, 2013 by

The story of the person who goes into the hospital with a broken leg is in great pain and he’s really uncomfortable when...

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