Social Work Debate

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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

Networks Helping Families Flee Social Services – Debate Summary – 22 July 2012

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views regarding Channel 4 report on “Networks Helping Families Flee Social Services” part of @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday (31-July-2012)  for a special evening on “End of Life Care” with Malcolm Payne @SWSCmedia.  You can … Continue reading

He Loves me… That’s why… – A Domestic Violence / Intimate Partner Violence Case Study @SWSCmedia

Case Study Jenny is a 15 year old girl who has been having  a difficult time at home.  Her Dad has a short temper and gets angry often and in Jenny’s words “…some times he just flips. You’ll never know why” and “when he’s angry somebody is gonna get it….” Jenny doesn’t like this violence … Continue reading

Social work and end-of-life care: issues for debate @SWSCmedia – Opinion piece by Malcolm Payne

Join us for a Special Evening  @SWSCmedia on Palliative and End-of-Life care with Malcolm Payne (@MalcolmPayne) on Tuesday (31-July-2012) at 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. Planning for living needs to include planning for dying. End-of-life care is not a specialised area of medicine, involving a few specialised social workers working in hospices and hospitals. … Continue reading

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

The UK National Health Service (NHS) was established in 1948 as a universal service free at the point of delivery and available on the basis of need. This system replaced a fragmented, highly inequitable provision based on a system of charity, municipalities, and private services. This resulted in considerable divergence between health care policy and … Continue reading

Tweets from Gender Debate with Prof. Brigid Featherstone (Brigid39) & Prof. Jonathan Scourfield (@ProfJScourfield) on 17-July-2012

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views in another rich and lively debate @SWSCmedia. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Our special Thank You to our very special guests Prof. Jonathan Scourfield (@ProfJScourfield) and Prof. Brigid Featherstone (@Brigid39) who shared their knowledge, expertise and wisdom on Gender. Gender is a … Continue reading

Gender and social work: What matters? What works? – Opinion Piece by Prof. Jonathan Scourfield – A #SWSCmedia debate

Join us for a Special Evening with Prof. Brigid Featherstone & Prof. Jonathan Scourfield on Tuesday (17-July-2012) at 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia.   In advance of the Twitter debate on Tuesday 17th July, here are few thoughts on the theme of gender and social work. Sorry if some of these are blindingly obvious. Gender … Continue reading

Gender and Social Work – What is Gender? – Opinion piece by Prof. Brigid Featherstone – #SWSCmedia debate

Join us for a Special Evening with Prof. Brigid Featherstone & Prof. Jonathan Scourfield on Tuesday (17-July-2012) at 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. What is gender? There is a huge literature on this but it is worth explaining what I think is the most useful understanding for social work. I think gender is very much … Continue reading

Cut to pieces – why do we persevere with local authorities when they can provide such an unsatisfactory milieu for social work? – Opinion piece by: Hilton Dawson @BASW_UK

This is an opinion piece by Hilton Dawson (@HiltonDawson) the CEO of British Association of Social Workers  @BASW_UK. Join @SWSCmedia debate with Hilton Dawson Tuesday (26-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM (New York) & share your views. It’s a month now since BASW published its ‘State of Social Work ‘ report. Even if you’re not a BASW … 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

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