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.
10a Gender identity
In this last episode of the series, we look at the Equality Act protected characteristic of gender reassignment, and consider how social workers promote equality and challenge discrimination relating to gender identity.
9a Pregnancy and parenthood
In this podcast, we consider how social workers promote equality and challenge discrimination relating to pregnancy and parenthood. We look at why the Equality Act has a protected characteristic of pregnancy and maternity, and consider how social workers empower people during pregnancy and as new parents.
Equality – Marriage and civil partnership
In this podcast, we consider how social workers promote equality and challenge discrimination relating to people's relationships. We look at rights and social work ethics, and consider how we can actively promote choice and respect.
7a Equality – Sexual orientation
In this podcast, we consider how social workers promote equality and challenge discrimination relating to sexual orientation. We consider the importance of sexual identity, and look at how we can actively support people to be able to access and live out their rights.
6a Equality – Sex
In this podcast, we consider how social workers can challenge discrimination on the grounds of sex. We consider the impact of sex on experiences and how this intersects with other aspects of identity. We explore the importance for everyone of calling out sexism and upholding rights.
5a Equality – Religion and belief
In this podcast, we consider how social workers engage with religion and belief. We discuss how our personal and professional values interact and how we engage with other people's beliefs. We also look at how social workers can help to overcome discrimination in this area.
Excellent informative and easy to listen to
I qualified in 1999 and I find the discussion and content immensely interesting and informative. If this had been around when I first qualified I would have been so happy
Brilliantly thoughtful and thought-provoking
I’m currently applying to train as a social worker, following 8 years in the humanitarian sector. The conversations in these podcast are extremely validating for the thoughts and conflicts I’ve encountered in my work so far, with extremely thoughtful ways of approaching the complexity that comes with any work that involves people and social factors. Thank you!
These podcasts are great. Thought provoking discussions.... thinking about many issues from a social work perspective. Really recommend a listen.👍