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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 Student Debate: “What do Students want from their Universities and Lecturers?” @SWSCmedia on 26-Feb-2012

Thank you for participating in our “Student Debate” and sharing your views on what students want from their universities and lecturers. This debate was Co-Chaired by three of our Tweeteraties and Twitter Ambassadors: @sasemwills & @ManishaMahen & @lillieputian. Below is the summary of the debate however, there are tweets that did not have the hashtag … Continue reading

Student power…? A personal response to the debate on student leadership – By Sasha Williams

I really enjoyed the debate last night and feel that I learned a great deal from it.  However, I was very aware that some students felt dissatisfied with the way in which their courses were being run.  I came away from the debate concerned that some people were also feeling actively oppressed by those in … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Summary of Student Debate: "Are Students Ready for Social Work Leadership?" @SWSCmedia on 19-Feb-2012

Thank you for participating in our “Student Debate” and sharing your views on whether students are ready for social work leadership. This was our Inaugural “Student Debate” and was Co-Chaired by three of our wonderful Tweeteraties and Twitter Ambassadors: @sasemwills & @ManishaMahen & @lillieputian. The debate was so successful and lively that we exceeded our … Continue reading

#SWSCmedia Summary of Student Debate: “Are Students Ready for Social Work Leadership?” @SWSCmedia on 19-Feb-2012

Thank you for participating in our “Student Debate” and sharing your views on whether students are ready for social work leadership. This was our Inaugural “Student Debate” and was Co-Chaired by three of our wonderful Tweeteraties and Twitter Ambassadors: @sasemwills & @ManishaMahen & @lillieputian. The debate was so successful and lively that we exceeded our … 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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