Care vs Control

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Mommy bloggers and children’s right to privacy: an evening with Sarah Kendzior

In her article “Mommy bloggers: A child’s right to online privacy” Sarah Kendzior raises a number of important points in relation to children’s online privacy such as: “Some mommy bloggers have argued that their need for total honesty trumps the responsibility to protect their child’s identity.” Sarah argues that mothers hold the key to protecting … Continue reading

What can we learn from Savile’s case?

TV star Jimmy Savile, who died last year at the age of 84, is believed to have been one of the UK’s most prolific sex offenders. Estimates suggest that as many as 300 people may have been abused by Savile. Savile’s case is followed by further allegations of child abuse involving MPs, judges and bankers. … Continue reading

Inter-agency Working and Serious Case Review: Debate Summary @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Interagency Working & Serious Case Review”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Please note we will have a special debate on “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from research” at 11:00 AM BST (UK) / 6:00 AM EDT and this will substitute our debate at 8:00 … Continue reading

A Bright Future Choked by Neglect…? Inter-agency Working and Serious Case Review: A Case Study @SWSCmedia

Will you close the case or will you refer this for a serious case review? Join us and share your views today (Sunday, 19 August 2012) at 6:00 PM BST (UK) / 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT @SWSCmedia. You are a newly qualified social worker working in a central London local authority in a child … Continue reading

Sexual Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities – SWSC media Debate

The department of health defines learning disability as “a significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information, to learn new skills with a reduced ability to cope independently which started before adulthood, with a lasting effect on development”  (Department of Health, 2001:14). Individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, head injuries, cognitive difficulties or disabilities … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Parental Substance Misuse and Addiction.” This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow (14 August 2012) when we explore: “Sexual Abuse of Disability or Diverseability: Defining Identities Enablement vs Disablement” @SWSCmedia 8:00 PM BST (UK) / … Continue reading

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

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

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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