The person not the party.

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. We should remember those who campaigned for years to achieve this level of commitment to safeguard children and investigate institutional...
050 A Story of Historic Abuse

050 A Story of Historic Abuse

With the announcement of the new Chair of the Historic Abuse Inquiry this is a story that should be referred to that inquiry as I think it typical of the unfinished business that this country is awash with and the hundreds, if not thousands, of survivors out there...
Sex offending legislation

Sex offending legislation

This was posted on my Guardian page on 19/12/14. See David Niven at The Social Care Network online Guardian.   The trial and conviction of Simon Harris, a 55-year-old teacher and former charity manager, for abusing Kenyan street children between 2002 and 2013,...
047 BASPCAN Congress

047 BASPCAN Congress

An excellent interview with Julie Taylor who Chairs the Congress Committee for the BASPCAN Congress 2015 at the University of Edinburgh. BASPC AN stands for the British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. You can find it at...
045 Tessa Munt MP

045 Tessa Munt MP

Tessa Munt serves as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills.Tessa  was inspired to pursue a career in politics by her grandfather who took up politics in his adopted country, Kenya, serving as...
040 JSWEConference Part 5

040 JSWEConference Part 5

Three more great interviews from this year’s JSWEConference. Such a rich vein of content. I hope you enjoy them. Today’s interviews  include Juliet Koprowska , Senior Lecturer in Social Work at York University talking about exploring the use of self,...