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
    • 4.0 • 14 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.

    1a Social work and equality

    1a Social work and equality

    Throughout Series 6 we are looking at equality and anti-oppressive practice. In this podcast we revisit the ethics and social work role around fighting discrimination, and the theories that support this.

    • 42 min
    Series 6 Introduction

    Series 6 Introduction

    Series 6 runs from 2020-21. Throughout this series we will look at equality and anti-oppressive practice. We will start off with revisiting the ethics and social work role around fighting oppression, and the theories that support this. Each month, we will look at evidence of inequality relating to a protected characteristic in the England Equality Act - for example age. We will consider how social workers can challenge discrimination and uphold rights. Throughout the year, we will also record podcasts about current issues that affect social work.

    • 3 min
    10b Review of the year

    10b Review of the year

    The last podcast of our series is always the review of the year. We look back on twelve months dominated by the Covid 19 pandemic and consider the impact this has had on social workers and our practice. We look at what has been helpful and hopeful, and how we can build on this for the year ahead.

    • 49 min
    10a Professional leadership

    10a Professional leadership

    Our next podcast looking at the ingredients of a social worker explores the Professional leadership domain of the Professional Capabilities Framework. We consider how social workers can act as leaders and role models wherever they are situated, and the importance of collaborative leadership. We also consider how social workers challenge and shape social work for the future.

    • 30 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

alannah127 ,

black lives matter missing point

three white women attempt to discuss oppression towards Black and Aboriginal people was off key. "maybe we should talk to our black friends?" best point was saying how action is what matters. all well meaning, but the misunderstanding of how to discuss race from a white savior perspective was a podcast version of australia's cringeworthy "sorry day."

jacghjk ,

Great Dialogue

A great source of knowledge that reminds oneself of the constant need for self-reflection

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