120 episodes

Exploring social media in relation to social work, social policy and professional social care training. Discussion of vulnerable people and how they are portrayed in the media. Analysis of individual cases and how they are covered in television and printed media as well as online. How social media is impacting on children, families and vulnerable adults.

Thoughts On The Social World David Niven: Social Work Expert

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 18 Ratings

Exploring social media in relation to social work, social policy and professional social care training. Discussion of vulnerable people and how they are portrayed in the media. Analysis of individual cases and how they are covered in television and printed media as well as online. How social media is impacting on children, families and vulnerable adults.

    117 Brian Iselin slave free trade

    117 Brian Iselin slave free trade

    Brian Iselin  Slavefreetrade ….Brian is an Australian/Swedish counter-slavery campaigner. He is a former soldier (6 years) and Federal Agent (13 years) who, for the last almost 20 years has specialised in counter-slavery operations around the world. While posted aboard as a Federal Agent in China, he started seeing human trafficking cases, and switched priorities to […]

    • 32 min
    116 Lt Joseph E Laramie Ret

    116 Lt Joseph E Laramie Ret

    Lt. Joseph E. Laramie, ret.   Program Manager  National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College



    Joe has been involved in protecting children for over three decades in senior law enforcement positions.

    • 32 min
    115 Human Traffiking. Follow the Money.

    115 Human Traffiking. Follow the Money.

    ATII stands for the Anti Human Traffiking Intelligence Initiative .http://www.Follow the Money Fight Slavery.org  a non profit organisation promoting corporate responsibility,awareness raising,intelligence integration,technical advancement and data collaboration. Sam Graber is the chief Communications Officer of ATII

    • 23 min
    114 Children’s Hospice South West

    114 Children’s Hospice South West

    I talk with Laura Robertson from Children’s Hospice South West about how we offer end of life care to our young children and their families. Laura joined Children’s Hospice South West back in June 2017 after many years of fundraising for both small and large charities. A career that that she did not anticipate when […]

    • 20 min
    113 Christina Gabbitas Children’s Author

    113 Christina Gabbitas Children’s Author

    Christina Gabbitas http://www.christinagabbitas.com is an award-winning children’s author who has encouraged over 25,000 children nationally with an annual poetry initiative, giving her a Dame Beryl Bainbridge award in 2015 for her work and Sue Ryder Education Award in 2016. Founder and Trustee of Children’s Literature Festivals

    • 18 min
    112 Sir Peter Wanless Chief Exec NSPCC

    112 Sir Peter Wanless Chief Exec NSPCC

    Peter Wanless has been the Chief Executive of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children since June 2013. The charity’s longstanding purpose is to prevent cruelty to children, something it seeks to achieve through a mixture of service delivery, research, influencing, advocacy and campaigning.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Schlates ,

Another great episode

I would love to hear an episode on supervision

MC2712 ,

Social World Podcast

Great insight into many contentious topics. With many experienced guests. Gives the listener a real feel of whats happeneing in todays social work world.

Mark - (Social Work Student)

TonyDomaille ,

Filling the gap

So useful to have these podcasts to fill the gap in reporting in the media. Yes the papers and sometimes digital media talk about these issues but more often than not they are skated over. Good stuff.

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