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
    • 3.9, 9 Ratings

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.

    Series 5 Introduction

    Series 5 Introduction

    Series 5 runs from 2019-2020. Throughout this series we will look at the ingredients of a great social worker and the capabilities that social workers bring to their work. We will also record podcasts about current issues that affect social work.

    • 3 min
    1a Ingredients of a social worker

    1a Ingredients of a social worker

    In this first podcast of Series 5, we look at what makes a great social worker. We reflect on the ways of being and doing that enable social workers to offer good help. We invite you to consider the social workers who inspire you.

    • 27 min
    10b Review of the year

    10b Review of the year

    The last podcast of our series is always the review of the year. However, we are in the middle of a global emergency – the Covid-19 pandemic. So we need to talk about it, as social workers. We think about principles, practice and anchors for this time. We also reflect a little about the year that has happened and talk about hopes for what lies ahead.

    • 24 min
    10a End of life

    10a End of life

    This is the final podcast of our journey through the life course. We look at end of life and bereavement. We talk about how social workers can emotionally and practically support people to prepare for end of life, to experience death, and to mourn and remember those who have gone. Our time, kindness and help can mean so much.

    • 36 min
    9b Technology

    9b Technology

    In this podcast we discuss another big issue - technology. We look at technological advances, and think about who technology is for and who has power over it. We consider how social workers can use technology ethically in their practice.

    • 28 min
    9a Older age

    9a Older age

    As we approach the end of our series on the life-course, we discuss older age. We look at how social workers combat ageism and offer specialist support to older people.

    • 38 min

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