Online Workshop

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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

Childhood and the Media: Facebook & Google panel discussion – 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). Simon Milner explained the different ways in which Facebook protect young people that use the social network. That ranged from automatically stopping them from publishing to everyone to making them … Continue reading

Don't shatter my son's dreams… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series on Information Sharing

A young boy aged 14 is diagnosed with HIV, however, because of his age his parents do not want to disclose this information to him. The young person used to receive regular treatments as an outpatient in a local hospital, however, since he turned 14, he and  his parents have no longer engaged with the … Continue reading

Don’t shatter my son’s dreams… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series on Information Sharing

A young boy aged 14 is diagnosed with HIV, however, because of his age his parents do not want to disclose this information to him. The young person used to receive regular treatments as an outpatient in a local hospital, however, since he turned 14, he and  his parents have no longer engaged with the … Continue reading

Social media and continuing professional development in social work: critical perspectives and future possibilities

Next Tuesday afternoon (13th March) a workshop at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, will bring together social work academics, practitioners and social media experts to discuss the benefits and pitfalls of using social media as a means of continuing professional development (CPD) in social work. It is a small workshop and unfortunately there are no … Continue reading

Every Child: Connecting the Local and International and Making a Difference in Children's Lives – by: Anna Feuchtwang

There are at least 24 million children around the world living without parental care. As far as we know.  More shocking is that we don’t know for sure how many children there are without parental care because in many countries there isn’t a reliable way of counting. The numbers are certainly much larger than the … Continue reading

Every Child: Connecting the Local and International and Making a Difference in Children’s Lives – by: Anna Feuchtwang

There are at least 24 million children around the world living without parental care. As far as we know.  More shocking is that we don’t know for sure how many children there are without parental care because in many countries there isn’t a reliable way of counting. The numbers are certainly much larger than the … Continue reading

Mock Interview Panel by @Profsocialwork with @Mamiddau & @Obi1

Mock Interview Panel: Panel: @mamiddau and @profsocialwork Interviewee @Obi1 Position: @Obi1 is apply for the position of Children’s #SocialWorker within a local authority/statutory setting. The area of practice will focus on initial response and assessment.  Myself and @Mamiddau have focused our questions with this in mind. We have asked ten questions between us to ensure … Continue reading

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