108  Mental Health First Aid.  Paula Power

108 Mental Health First Aid. Paula Power

This programme highlights a much needed service in mental health awareness raising. It’s like a training programme for ‘social lifeguards’—training people to identify, support and refer on,  if needed , those struggling with all types of mental...
104     Suicide prevention.  Jeff Patterson at Gaggle

104 Suicide prevention. Jeff Patterson at Gaggle

Suicide, self harm and depression haunt young people across the world, taking thousands of lives all over the globe. Combined with the threats from drug and alcohol abuse, bullying, in all forms, and child pornography the risk to students are manifest. Based in Los...
102  International social work… Dr David Jones

102 International social work… Dr David Jones

 David Jones talks from an extensive history of involvement in international social work policy and practice. Promoting themes such as socio economic health , dignity and work , environmental change, strength of human relationships and protection of the millions of...
100      Chair of British Association of Social Workers   Gerry Nosowska

100 Chair of British Association of Social Workers Gerry Nosowska

In the 50th year of the British Association of Social Workers ( BASW ) it is fitting that my 100th podcast is with the National Chair, Gerry Nosowska. The Heritage Year sees challenges both national and international but finds the Association in a strong position,...
096 Jim Gamble Safeguarding Part 1

096 Jim Gamble Safeguarding Part 1

Jim Gamble is one of the UK’s leading voices on the safeguarding of children. I’ve known Jim for many years and he has always worked passionately to improve the safety of children. This is a great listen and an honest account of times in law enforcement...