Carers

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What can we learn from Savile’s case?

TV star Jimmy Savile, who died last year at the age of 84, is believed to have been one of the UK’s most prolific sex offenders. Estimates suggest that as many as 300 people may have been abused by Savile. Savile’s case is followed by further allegations of child abuse involving MPs, judges and bankers. … Continue reading

Evaluation of an intensive family preservation service for families affected by parental substance misuse – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: Evaluation of an intensive family preservation service for families affected by parental substance misuse Abstract: Parental misuse of drugs or alcohol is recognised to be an issue for a high proportion of families to … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse: An Islington Perspective – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: Parental Substance Misuse: An Islington Perspective Introduction: In this paper we will be discussing practice aimed at meeting the needs of children of drug and alcohol using parents. We will set the context both … Continue reading

Parental substance misuse and child care social work: findings from the first stage of a study of 100 families – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: Parental substance misuse and child care social work: findings from the first stage of a study of 100 families Abstract: Parental misuse of drugs or alcohol is known to be a common issue for … Continue reading

A family affair? Kinship care and parental substance misuse: some dilemmas explored – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: A family affair? Kinship care and parental substance misuse: some dilemmas explored Abstract: Both the Children Act 1989 and the Human Rights Act 1998 support the principle that children should remain within their birth … Continue reading

A Bright Future Choked by Neglect…? Inter-agency Working and Serious Case Review: A Case Study @SWSCmedia

Will you close the case or will you refer this for a serious case review? Join us and share your views today (Sunday, 19 August 2012) at 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT @SWSCmedia. You are a newly qualified social worker working in a central London local authority in a child … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you Sunday (19 August 2012) when we explore: “Inter-agency Working” @SWSCmedia 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM EDT (Eastern Time USA). Summary … Continue reading

In Celebration of #Carers' Week: Behind the Walls revisited… – #SWSCmedia debate on Caring for Carers

Join @SWSCmedia debate Today (19-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM (New York) & share your views on Caring for Carers. I don’t want to write about a being a carer. There, I said it. I wrote about it once briefly in 2000 in a piece called Behind the Walls, to tie in with the passing of … Continue reading

In Celebration of #Carers’ Week: Behind the Walls revisited… – #SWSCmedia debate on Caring for Carers

Join @SWSCmedia debate Today (19-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM (New York) & share your views on Caring for Carers. I don’t want to write about a being a carer. There, I said it. I wrote about it once briefly in 2000 in a piece called Behind the Walls, to tie in with the passing of … Continue reading

In Sickness and Health: An insight into the life of a carer – In celebration of Carers’ Week 18 to 24 June 2012

Join our debate on “In Sickness and Health: Caring for Carers: Identities, Perceptions, Challenges & Realities” Tuesday, 19 June 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. This year’s theme for Carers’ Week (18 to 24 June) is “in sickness and health” and it aims to highlight the importance of carers’ health and how caring affects … Continue reading

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