Thoughts On The Social World

Thoughts On The Social World


Latest Episodes

106 Grantown Remakery. A classic small charity.
October 21, 2020

Strathspey Works will provide Employment Skills Development, volunteering opportunities and support for Young People who may be having difficulty in Transition from School to Further Education and Employment,

105 David Hencke the search for pension justice.
October 08, 2020

This is about women born in the 1950's who strongly claim to have been cheated out of their pension entitlement.

104 Suicide prevention. Jeff Patterson at Gaggle
October 01, 2020

Suicide, self harm and depression haunt young people across the world, taking thousands of lives all over the globe.

103 Bradford Children’s Partnership Board–Chair Jane Booth
September 22, 2020

The new Bradford Partnership Board replaces the  Safeguarding Children Board. It is made up of agencies including the Council, Police, Health services in addition to schools and voluntary services that work together to keep children in the district safe

102 International social work… Dr David Jones
September 16, 2020

Promoting themes such as socio economic health , dignity and work , environmental change, strength of human relationships and protection of the millions of vulnerable people across continents, challenge the basic fundemental commitment of social work p...

101 Thank you and thoughts on the media
September 08, 2020

I have submitted some videos to the http://thegisw.org website on social work and the media. Please have a look. You may have to enrol ( free ) but there are some great talks and courses. Look under featured courses.

100 Chair of British Association of Social Workers Gerry Nosowska
August 25, 2020

In the 50th year of the British Association of Social Workers ( BASW ) it is fitting that my 100th podcast is with the National Chair, Gerry Nosowska.

099 Christopher Lamb a life in diplomacy Pt 2
August 18, 2020

Part 2 of this fascinating interview on the power of diplomacy from when Christopher moved to the IFRC. The range of issues and the depth of need in the world is staggering. The constant demand on a macro and micro level to resolve conflict is well kno...

098 Christopher Lamb, a life in diplomacy PT 1
August 14, 2020

he served in a variety of embassies, at the Australian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, as the Department’s Legal Adviser and as Ambassador to Myanmar (Burma) from 1986-89 and to Yugoslavia, Romania and Macedonia from 1997-2000.

097 Jim Gamble Safeguarding Part 2
August 03, 2020

A wonderful interview with someone who has been incredibly influential in protecting children from abuse.