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Redefining Domestic Violence: @SWSCMedia Debate

Domestic violence is widespread and its effects are pervasive. Practice and research in domestic violence have resulted in a greater appreciation of the complexities in understanding how domestic violence impacts individuals. In many instances, domestic violence is a hidden crime as it often casts its darkest shadow in the “privacy of personal relationships”, with power, … Continue reading

Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference – where are we now?

An opportunity for all nurses, midwives and health visitors to come together to share their research findings and experiences and its relevance for today’s practice. Keynote speakers include: Professor Jenny Hunt and Professor Christine Norton. Opportunities for poster presentations and workshops will be available. To book your FREE place now please contact: Julia Watson (j.watson@herts.ac.uk) and/or … Continue reading

#SWSCMedia Debate Summary: Internet & Child Abuse Offenders – what are the current challenges? With Special Guest Mark Williams-Thomas

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “The Internet & Child Abuse Offenders – what are the current challenges?” @SWSCmedia. It was a lively evening with excellent contributions and our thanks and appreciation to our special guest Mark Williams-Thomas who joined us for the evening. Therefore, we look forward to your participation … Continue reading

Social Media & Social Work: @SWSCmedia: Bringing Social Workers Together Globally By Linda Grobman

With the rapidly changing technology all around us, it seems that new online social work communities and resources are springing up all the time. One such community and a leading resource in this area is @SWSCmedia. According to its Web site at https://swscmedia.wordpress.com/, “@SWSCmedia is a knowledge community of practice that brings social work and … Continue reading

#SWSCMedia Debate Summary: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers…

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “NQSW: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers? Debate” @SWSCmedia. It was a lively evening with excellent contributions from brilliant participants. Therefore, we look forward to your participation in our next debate on Tuesday (Sept. 25) when … Continue reading

The Internet & Child Abuse Offenders – what are the current challenges? – Opinion piece by Mark Williams-Thomas

The Internet has created a global gateway and market, with no boundaries or distances to travel. As a result the policing of online child abuse offenders has required a co-ordinated international policing response. So how big is the problem of child abuse material online, and is their a direct link between viewing child abuse material … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act: Forward or Rollback?

Affordable Care Act is a truly historic legislation with vast and far reaching implications/consequences that will transform the health care landscape in America. For instance focusing on the population of older adults in America, research suggests that for an older American adults (aged over 65), there is a 70% chance that they require some form … Continue reading

NQSW: Where to from here? What are the realistic job prospects for Newly Qualified Social Workers…

Social work has and continues to undergo many changes and the same can be said for social work job prospects. Under the Labour government we saw unprecedented investment in public sector services and job prospects were good for social workers. However, the recession in 2008-2009 impacted on public finances and when the Conservatives and Liberal … Continue reading

Rape and Abortion Rights… Debate Summary @SWSCMedia

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Rape and Abortion Rights Debate” @SWSCmedia. This was the first of our new U.S.A. & Canada debates series @SWSCmedia. It was a lively evening with excellent contributions from brilliant participants. Therefore, we look forward to your participation in our next debate on Wednesday (Sept. 12) … Continue reading

Rape and Sexual Violence… Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Rape and Sexual Violence”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you in our weekly debates @SWSCmedia next Tuesday (11 September 2012) 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PT. Summary of the … Continue reading

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