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Case Study: Get me a home… I don't want these parents… – Part of #SWSCmedia Case Study Series – SWSC media

Jan is 16 years old and has no siblings. Her parents are divorced and live separately from a year ago when Jan reported her father for domestic violence. The father now lives with his new wife who is 4 months pregnant. He and Jan are not on good terms due to Jan reporting him for domestic violence. … Continue reading

Case Study: Get me a home… I don’t want these parents… – Part of #SWSCmedia Case Study Series – SWSC media

Jan is 16 years old and has no siblings. Her parents are divorced and live separately from a year ago when Jan reported her father for domestic violence. The father now lives with his new wife who is 4 months pregnant. He and Jan are not on good terms due to Jan reporting him for domestic violence. … Continue reading

#CaseStudy: They left me behind for her… – @SWSCmedia Case Study Series #SWSCmedia

Next week is Emma’s 13th birthday and she is not excited about it. Four years ago Emma’s mother (Laura [see details about Laura’s background]) was additionally diagnosed with schizophrenia and has been on and off with her medication and the continued support from community mental health team and child protection services. Emma’s behaviour has become … 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

#SocialWork and #Socialcare and the Human Rights of the Older People: #SWSCmedia Debate on 28-Feb-2012

Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights states that no one should be tortured or treated in an inhuman or degrading manner. This is an “Absolute Right” for all individuals which means it applies in all circumstances and as an “Absolute Right” it should not be breached, restricted, curtailed or limited in any … 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

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