50 episodes

This podcast helps you learn, think and act with integrity so that people who need social work get help that will transform their lives. Each month we discuss an important topic and take a look at what is happening in social work in the UK.

Helpful Social Work Podcas‪t‬ Jo Fox and Gerry Nosowska

    • Society & Culture

This podcast helps you learn, think and act with integrity so that people who need social work get help that will transform their lives. Each month we discuss an important topic and take a look at what is happening in social work in the UK.

    9a Contexts and organisations

    9a Contexts and organisations

    Our next podcast looking at the ingredients of a social worker explores the Contexts and organisations domain of the Professional Capabilities Framework. We look at how we understand our context and respond to our environment. And we explore how social workers act, collaborate and ally to change the social and political context.

    • 33 min
    8a Professionalism

    8a Professionalism

    Our next podcast looking at the ingredients of a social worker explores the Professionalism domain of the Professional Capabilities Framework. We explore how social workers align personal and professional integrity, and how we maintain our motivation and commitment to social work.

    • 36 min
    7b Politics

    7b Politics

    This Helpful Social Work podcast explores the impact of politics on social work and how social workers act as political agents. We discuss how individual and collective actions can influence the political system that we work and live in.

    • 26 min
    7a Skills and interventions

    7a Skills and interventions

    Our next podcast looking at the ingredients of a social worker explores the Skills and Interventions domain of the Professional Capabilities Framework. We consider the ethics, evidence and theory that underpin social work approaches. And we look at how we offer interventions which uphold people's dignity.

    • 35 min
    6a Critical reflection and analysis

    6a Critical reflection and analysis

    Our next podcast looking at the ingredients of a social worker explores the Critical Reflection and Analyais domain of the Professional Capabilities Framework. We discuss how social workers apply reasoned discernment and maintain professional curiosity. We consider the importance of moving beyond individual reflection to critical analysis of the social context we work in.

    • 32 min
    5b Self-care

    5b Self-care

    This Helpful Social Work podcast considers how we can best look after and sustain ourselves as we continue to face Covid-19. We look at individual actions we can take, and the importance of peer and organisational support.

    • 34 min

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