#ProtectingOurChildren

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Social Work & Child Protection: A Broken System?

In a recent speech at the Institute of Public Policy Research, Education secretary Michael Gove started his speech by saying: “I want to begin with an admission. The state is currently failing in its duty to keep our children safe.” This comes at a time when local authority cuts are at an all-time high and … Continue reading

Summary of the debate on: Voices of Children & Children’s Rights

Thank you for joining the debate and sharing your views on “Voices of Children & Children’s Rights“ @SWSCmedia. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to your views in our future debates. Summary of Debate on: Voices of Children & Children’s Rights (9 October 2012) Click here or on the image below to … Continue reading

Child Protection Social Work: Separating Children from their Families? Why? When? & How?

Thank you for joining the debate on “Child Protection Social Work: Separating Children from their Families? Why? When? & How?” We changed our topic shortly before the debate to shed light on child protection practice and in response to BBC Eastenders misinformed and damaging portrayal of social work and social workers’ role and interventions. Below … Continue reading

Redefining Domestic Violence: Debate Summary @SWSCMedia Debates

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Redefining Domestic Violence”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to your views on the: “Conception of Childhood and Children’s Rights” @SWSCmedia Tuesday (9 October 2012) 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM ET. Summary of Debate on: Redefining … Continue reading

Inter-agency Working and Serious Case Review: Debate Summary @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Interagency Working & Serious Case Review”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Please note we will have a special debate on “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from research” at 11:00 AM BST (UK) / 6:00 AM EDT and this will substitute our debate at 8:00 … 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

Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction.” This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow (14 August 2012) when we explore: “Sexual Abuse of Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities Enablement vs Disablement” @SWSCmedia 8:00 PM BST (UK) / … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Series

Parental substance misuse has multiple and complex effects on children, depending on a number of variables ranging from the characteristics, personality, coping strategies and support systems of each individual, to socio-economic class, mental health, physical health, social and environmental factors, and family and social support networks of the individual. In 2009/2010, 68,207 adults in England … Continue reading

He Loves Me… That’s Why! – Summary of Case Study Debate on Domestic Violence @SWSCmedia – 29 July 2012

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views regarding our domestic violence case study which is part of our case study series @SWSCmedia. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow (Tuesday, 31-July-2012)  for a special evening on “End of Life Care” with Malcolm Payne @SWSCmedia.  You can read Malcolm … Continue reading

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