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#CaseStudy: Sam's Story: I want to see my Mum… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series

Jenny was 20 years old when Sam’s father left them. Jenny then asked social services to take Sam as she had “…enough of his crying and tantrums”. Sam was put up for adoption and was adopted by John and Julie before his 2nd birthday. Sam is now 12 years old and a couple of months ago … Continue reading

#CaseStudy: Sam’s Story: I want to see my Mum… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series

Jenny was 20 years old when Sam’s father left them. Jenny then asked social services to take Sam as she had “…enough of his crying and tantrums”. Sam was put up for adoption and was adopted by John and Julie before his 2nd birthday. Sam is now 12 years old and a couple of months ago … Continue reading

Childhood and the Media: Images, Rights & Responsibilities Panel Discussion 2 – Part of @SWSCmedia #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series + #Childhood Studies

From the fourth in a series of Safegaurding conferences hosted by Bath Spa University, in association with David Niven Associates. (Courtesy of David Niven Associates). Do Media infringe the rights of the Children? Mike Jempson ran through a series of stories in the media which showed how the demands of the press had over ridden … Continue reading

A Child to Love Me? – #SWSCmedia Twitter Debate – Case Study Series – #CaseStudy

Laura is 32 and has been diagnosed with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and suffers from anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to manage her emotions and her anger. She has 4 sisters and was in her own words “the last chance for her mother to have a boy”. A year after Laura’s birth her … Continue reading

Debate Summary: SocialWork and Socialcare & the Human Rights of Older People: 28 February 2012 – a #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us in another excellent and rich debate @SWSCmedia. Join us next week same day same time to discuss Social Workers and Politics and Political Opnions. Can social workers express political opinions? If yes how? If no, why not? Below is the summary of our debate on Social Care / Social Work … Continue reading

Social Care, Social Work and the Rights of the Older People – Opinion piece by: Joe Godden

For the past several years many of the conversations I have had with colleagues and members of the public have been about the state of health and social care services for older people. Hardly anyone I know in my age group – mid 50’s has not been affected personally. The old adage – you don’t … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Summary of "Social Work in Media" debate @SWSCmedia on 21-Feb-2012

Thank you everyone for joining us in our debate yesterday. Our grateful appreciation and gratitude to Annie Hudson (Director of Children and Young People’s Services), Peter Holt (Communications Director at Bristol City Council), and Julia Walton (Media Officer for Bristol City Council) for inspiring us with BBC’s “Protecting Our Children” and for joining us and … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Summary of “Social Work in Media” debate @SWSCmedia on 21-Feb-2012

Thank you everyone for joining us in our debate yesterday. Our grateful appreciation and gratitude to Annie Hudson (Director of Children and Young People’s Services), Peter Holt (Communications Director at Bristol City Council), and Julia Walton (Media Officer for Bristol City Council) for inspiring us with BBC’s “Protecting Our Children” and for joining us and … Continue reading

An Interview with Susanne: NQSW at Bristol Council Family and Young People's Services

SWSCmedia:  Where did you undertake your social work degree and training? Susanne:  I did a Masters in Social Work at Bristol University. SWSCmedia:  What motivated you to become a social worker? Did you always know you wanted to become a social worker? Susanne:  I really wanted to work with children and looked into teaching, but there … Continue reading

An Interview with Susanne: NQSW at Bristol Council Family and Young People’s Services

SWSCmedia:  Where did you undertake your social work degree and training? Susanne:  I did a Masters in Social Work at Bristol University. SWSCmedia:  What motivated you to become a social worker? Did you always know you wanted to become a social worker? Susanne:  I really wanted to work with children and looked into teaching, but there … Continue reading

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