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Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and Social Media – By Claudia Megele

Social work operates within a knowledge economy and one in which its practitioners are expected to take responsibility for their own training and development. But, even in this age of social media-borne knowledge, the profession seems to lack the cultural orientation and fundamental awareness and expertise in knowledge transfer and knowledge management. It is vital, … Continue reading

Child Protection Social Work: Separating Children from their Families? Why? When? & How?

Thank you for joining the debate on “Child Protection Social Work: Separating Children from their Families? Why? When? & How?” We changed our topic shortly before the debate to shed light on child protection practice and in response to BBC Eastenders misinformed and damaging portrayal of social work and social workers’ role and interventions. Below … Continue reading

Evaluation of an intensive family preservation service for families affected by parental substance misuse – @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: Evaluation of an intensive family preservation service for families affected by parental substance misuse Abstract: Parental misuse of drugs or alcohol is recognised to be an issue for a high proportion of families to … Continue reading

Parental Substance Misuse: An Islington Perspective – @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: An Islington Perspective Introduction: In this paper we will be discussing practice aimed at meeting the needs of children of drug and alcohol using parents. We will set the context both … Continue reading

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

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