Protecting Our Children

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Parental substance misuse and child care social work: findings from the first stage of a study of 100 families – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: Parental substance misuse and child care social work: findings from the first stage of a study of 100 families Abstract: Parental misuse of drugs or alcohol is known to be a common issue for … Continue reading

A family affair? Kinship care and parental substance misuse: some dilemmas explored – @SWSCmedia Debate

This is the one of the four research papers for today’s debate on: “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” Title of the paper: A family affair? Kinship care and parental substance misuse: some dilemmas explored Abstract: Both the Children Act 1989 and the Human Rights Act 1998 support the principle that children should remain within their birth … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research… – @SWSCmedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your views on “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research…”. This was part of the @SWSCmedia debate series. Below is the summary of the discussion for “Parental Substance Misuse: Messages from Research” @SWSCmedia. We look forward to seeing you in our future debates every Tuesday at 8:00 PM BST (UK) / 3:00 … 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

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 Escape Social Services: What are the real issues? – @SWSCmedia debate

Channel 4 report on networks that help families escape social services projects a picture of child protection services with persistent failures and consistent misjudgements. The programme includes interviews with various people including Corinne May-Chahal (Co-Chair of the College of Social Work) and John Hemming (Libdem MP for Birmingham Yardley) who assists such families once abroad … Continue reading

#CaseStudy: Sam’s Story: I want to see my Mum… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series

Jenny was 20 years old when Sam’s father left them. Jenny then asked social services to take Sam as she had “…enough of his crying and tantrums”. Sam was put up for adoption and was adopted by John and Julie before his 2nd birthday. Sam is now 12 years old and a couple of months ago … Continue reading

#CaseStudy: Sam's Story: I want to see my Mum… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series

Jenny was 20 years old when Sam’s father left them. Jenny then asked social services to take Sam as she had “…enough of his crying and tantrums”. Sam was put up for adoption and was adopted by John and Julie before his 2nd birthday. Sam is now 12 years old and a couple of months ago … Continue reading

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