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Social Media for Social Work and the ethics of online engagment – Debate Summary

Thank you for joining @SWSCmedia debate on “Social Media for Social Work and the ethics of online engagement: An evening with BASW”. This debate was used for crowdsourcing social workers opinions and will be considered by BASW for a further guide in relation to social workers’ engagement on social media. We also would like to thank … Continue reading

Gun Control: What are the issues? & Is it a Question of Civil Liberties? @SWSCmedia debate

Gun control has been a persistent debate for at least half a century in US, beginning with the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the recent shooting and killing of children and adults in Newtown, Connecticut. In that period one of the most effective legislation was … Continue reading

Frontline: The Fast-track Social Work Training Scheme… @SWSCmedia Debate

Thank you for joining @SWSCmedia debate on Frontline and for sharing your views.  We are very pleased to have offered the first public open debate about Frontline where all participants could express their views directly to Josh MacAlister (the Founder and project lead for Frontline). We also would like to thank Josh MacAlister for participating in … Continue reading

Frontline: The Fast-track Social Work Training Scheme… @SWSCmedia Debate

There has been much said about Frontline, the newly proposed fast-track social work qualifying programme, in different papers and media including the BBC, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Independent, and there have also been various consultations. However, there has never been the opportunity for professionals, social workers, users and providers of services, academics, organisation and … Continue reading

Public versus Private Health and Social Care… Challenges, Opportunities, and Realities… – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Public versus Private Health and Social Care” part of @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday (5 August 2012) when we explore: “Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities Enablement vs Disablement” @SWSCmedia 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM … Continue reading

Adoption Reform: What will change? and What is the way forward? – #SWSCmedia Adoption Reform Debate

The government’s adoption reform is hailed to increase efficiency and improve the current adoption system and practice. However, the reforms have been strongly criticised by some practitioners. Therefore, on Tuesday (12 June 2012) we will explore the adoption reform and examine some of its pros and cons. Below are some of the changes that will take … Continue reading

Michael Gove's speech on Adoption and slimmed down pre-adoption assessments – #SWSCmedia debate

Source: Department for Education *Please note that the text below may not always reflect the exact words used by the speaker. When I was a news editor at The Times I recognised that each branch of journalism had its own favourite phrases: clichés to some, comforting and reassuring prose landmarks to others. Footballers would always … Continue reading

Michael Gove’s speech on Adoption and slimmed down pre-adoption assessments – #SWSCmedia debate

Source: Department for Education *Please note that the text below may not always reflect the exact words used by the speaker. When I was a news editor at The Times I recognised that each branch of journalism had its own favourite phrases: clichés to some, comforting and reassuring prose landmarks to others. Footballers would always … Continue reading

Childhood & Media – 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). In an entertaining talk Jim Gamble said that the people attending the conference had the chance to shape public policy and opinion on crucial issues relating to child welfare and … Continue reading

Representation of Looked After children and the Media – 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). The first thing most people think of when asked about LA children and the media was the BBC children’s show Tracy Beaker. It was felt that, while this was a … Continue reading

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