034 President of Russian Union...

Jun 19, 2014 by

Antonina Dashkina, President of Russian Union of Social Workers and Social Pedagogues, Vice President of INGO Conference, Council of...

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033 BASW UK Conference and AGM

Jun 12, 2014 by

I attended the BASW UK conference and AGM and spoke at a workshop entitled ’embracing a media we love to hate’. It was an...

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032 The work of the NSPCC

Jun 5, 2014 by

This Podcast features Jon Brown as my guest. We talk of developments in child protection, the work of the NSPCC  and the future...

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031 Freelance Parenting

May 29, 2014 by

Freelance broadcaster Faye Dicker founded Freelance Mum. Freelance Mum began life in June 2013 when Faye recognised the need to...

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030 Reflecting on important is...

May 22, 2014 by

I highlight the future interviews scheduled for the programme including Dame Tessa Jowell. – Privatising child protection...

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029 The Global Agenda for Soci...

May 15, 2014 by

David Jones talks about the origins of The Global Agenda for Social Work and the work it is completing during our interview. A common...

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028 Child Protection Expert Ji...

May 8, 2014 by

Jim – “I have never ever met anybody in the safeguarding community who didn’t care about the people they were going...

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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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026 Early Intervention Confere...

Apr 24, 2014 by

In conjunction with British Association of the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) David Niven Associates (DNA)...

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025 Privatising Child Protecti...

Apr 10, 2014 by

Initially I debate the current topic in the UK – should social services, especially child protection, be moved to the private...

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024 Play & Early Years; W...

Apr 3, 2014 by

The guest this week is Sandra Trotman Meadows – the Chief Executive Officer of PEYTU, a Bristol based charity providing...

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023 Safeguarding Disabled Chil...

Mar 27, 2014 by

The Development Manager for Disabled Children’s Services at the Ann Craft Trust (ACT) Sarah Goff and I discuss the role of ACT...

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022 Compass Jobs Fair for Soci...

Mar 20, 2014 by

Excellent day at Compass Jobs Fair which exists to help support and develop the social work and social care workforce. I had the...

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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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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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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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018 Childhood trauma; child ab...

Feb 20, 2014 by

An interview with an old friend of the programme Jane Evans who is speaking at ‘This is my childhood’ conference. We...

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017 Celebrity Abuse and Childr...

Feb 13, 2014 by

BBC Radio interview where, as an independent child protection expert, I am asked to discuss my opinions following the acquittal of...

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016 The Crime of Stalking

Feb 6, 2014 by

Stalking in the UK Deona Hooper informs me of Social Work Helper and its role in aiding social workers to be represented more fairly...

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015 Peter Garsden – surv...

Jan 30, 2014 by

Peter Garsden is the senior partner at Abney Garsden solicitors. He is my guest this week. We discuss the changing landscape for...

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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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013 Bridget Robb BASW Chief Ex...

Jan 16, 2014 by

An excellent interview with Bridget Robb – Chief Executive at the British Association of Social Workers. We discuss the state...

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012 Maasia Mara tour guide int...

Jan 9, 2014 by

This weeks podcast focuses on communities, their importance and their erosion over the years and the knock on damage to society in...

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011 John Devaney Interview

Dec 31, 2013 by

John Devaney Director of Education, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Queens University Belfast  and Chair of British Association for...

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010 Social Media – Guest...

Dec 19, 2013 by

Shirley Ayres is my guest this week, she is a well established social media consultant, social worker, innovator and in her own words...

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009 UK New Sexual Abuse Guidel...

Dec 12, 2013 by

A fascinating interview with a young film maker who talks of her time in the Pacific rim. Her interviews  and also some short...

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008 Radio interviews & re...

Dec 5, 2013 by

Being Interviewed on Radio Today’s Social World Podcast  includes two radio clips from interviews I gave during the week gone by....

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007 Parenting inc. interview w...

Nov 28, 2013 by

Parenting – the ups and downs. Interview with Jane Evans An interview with Jane Evans, a parenting expert who has a book out in...

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006 Jonathan Singer on youth s...

Nov 21, 2013 by

Jonathan Singer on youth suicide; Thoughts on Sri Lanka I am delighted to have interviewed Jonathan Singer, a podcaster and...

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005 Faith based child abuse, B...

Nov 14, 2013 by

Faith based child abuse, Bullying  & Media Training I share thoughts on child abuse in relation to faith and belief. I also cover...

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