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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. Expect debate and hard hitting real talk with a sprinkle of top draw humour to keep it moving.

Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. Expect debate and hard hitting real talk with a sprinkle of top draw humour to keep it moving.
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United States

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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. Expect debate and hard hitting real talk with a sprinkle of top draw humour to keep it moving.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 9. What does Hope look like in social work?

1/12/2019
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. This is the first episode of the new year (2019) so Nadia, Eugene and Fran decide to have a discussion about hope in social work. In such a challenging profession how do social workers remain hopeful and how do social workers help children and families to remain hopeful? Tune in to hear the thoughts of this dynamic trio! If you enjoy then share with your friends and follow them on Facebook,...

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 8. Endings (Part 2)

12/29/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In the second of a two part series, Nadia, Eugene and Fran have a discussion about the importance of Endings in social work. Whether it's meeting new families, entering family homes or starting relationships with the professional network, how we end is significant for the people we work with and also for us. How do you do endings in your personal life and professional life? Come and join the...

Duration:00:35:37

Episode 7. The importance of Beginnings and Endings (part 1)

12/15/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In the first of a two part series, Nadia, Eugene and Fran have a discussion about the importance of beginnings in social work. Whether it's meeting new families, entering family homes or starting relationships with the professional network, how we begin is significant in shaping the future working relationship. Come and join the discussion, laughter and anecdotes! As always, let them know your...

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 6. The power of Language in social work

12/1/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In this episode Nadia, Eugene and Fran have a discussion about the power of language in social work and how it contributes to constructing meaning. Join the discussion, laughter and routine singing! Like, share and continue conversation.

Duration:00:37:51

Episode 5. Reflexivity; who we are and what we bring

11/17/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social work issues from their front room. Following on from the diversity discussion in episode 4, Nadia, Eugene and Fran expand the conversation to discuss the notion of Reflexivity in social work. This involves thinking about who they are as people and what they bring to their social work. This all makes for another interesting conversation with laughter and some pretty low quality levels of singing. Sorry in advance!

Duration:00:39:02

Episode 4. Diversity and the Social Graces

11/3/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In this episode Nadia, Eugene and Fran have a discussion about diversity using the 'Social GGRRAAACCEEESSS' (Gender, Geography, Race, Religion, Age, Ability, Appearance, Class, Culture, Education, Ethnicity, Employment, Sexuality, Sexual Orientation, Spirituality) an acronym developed by John Burnham and Alison Roper-Hall to help us think about aspects of difference. In this episode Nadia,...

Duration:00:46:19

Episode 3. Contextual Safeguarding in social work

10/20/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In this episode Nadia, Eugene and Fran have a discussion about the notion of Contextual Safeguarding in social work. Contextual Safeguarding is an approach to protecting children and young people from harm which may take place outside of their homes. If you want to find out more then click the link below and look up the work of Dr Carlene Firmin. https://contextualsafeguarding.org.uk

Duration:00:40:53

Episode 2. Representation of social work in the media and knife crime in London

10/6/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In this two-part episode Nadia, Eugene and Fran firstly discuss how social workers are represented in the media and how this may differ from their reality of social work. In the second half Nadia, Eugene and Fran discuss the rise of knife crime in London. These all make for some interesting and intriguing discussions.

Duration:00:43:14

Episode 1. Why this podcast

9/16/2018
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Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social issues from their front room. In this episode Nadia, Eugene and Fran talk about their journey into social work and how the podcast was created.

Duration:00:43:24