Child Sex Offenders as Terrori...

Apr 28, 2014 by

I remember in 1997 standing in Scotland Yard with the then head of the Paedophile Unit watching the arrival of a large furniture van...

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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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Emotional Abuse

Apr 8, 2014 by

What exactly is emotional abuse?   The proposal to consider making emotional abuse a criminal offence is probably a good idea....

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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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Young People in Care

Mar 11, 2014 by

No matter how much thought, compassion and people hours that are put into working with young people in care, it’s still...

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020 Parenting news stories; Da...

Mar 7, 2014 by

Faye Dicker of Freelance Bristol Mum and I discuss some of the headlines that have made the papers this week. Included are the risks...

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Michael Wilshaw on Community

Mar 7, 2014 by

I’ve been mulling this story around for a month or so now, trying to get my head around whether it had much credibility or not....

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Technology in Social Work

Feb 27, 2014 by

I’ve been invited to deliver a workshop at the Compass Jobs Fair in Birmingham on March  19th to coincide with World Social...

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Transparency in Social Work

Feb 4, 2014 by

Reading Jenni Randall’s comments in Professional Social Work Magazine this week I am reminded that many...

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The Upside of Disciplinary Pro...

Jan 14, 2014 by

Changing the image of social work   I was interviewed on BBC radio about a social worker in Swindon who had been struck off for...

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