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Strengths-based practice in action

4/24/2019
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. This episode is about using strengths-based practice in action. What skills do social workers need for strengths-based practice? How can social workers carry out strengths-based assessments? And how can social work supervisors use a strengths-based approach? Discussing these questions are Tricia Pereira, principal social worker,...

Duration:00:40:50

Child sexual abuse: using family work approaches

3/15/2019
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and theories mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss intrafamilial child sexual abuse and how social workers can use techniques from family therapy ("family work") to work with the family together and help with the crisis in the family and issues around communication and family dynamics that a disclosure of sexual abuse is likely to precipitate. The experts are...

Duration:00:29:14

Fabricated or induced illness

2/20/2019
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss fabricated or induced illness. The experts are Gretchen Precey, independent social worker, trainer and consultant, and Dr Paul Davis, consultant paediatrician. 2:28: Gretchen and Paul talk about what FII is and the kinds of behaviours it can include. 8:21: Why are mothers typically the perpetrators of...

Duration:00:27:18

Parents with learning disabilities

1/29/2019
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss working with parents with learning disabilities. As part of the episode, we went to a peer support group for parents run by the Elfrida Society, a charity which provides a specialist advocacy service for people with learning disabilities. There are excerpts from the discussion among parents with learning...

Duration:00:46:22

Criminal exploitation and county lines

12/12/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss criminal exploitation and county lines. The experts are Dave, a parent whose son, Mark, became involved with gangs, and Catherine, a youth justice manager who worked with Dave and Mark and has expertise in gangs and county lines. Dave and Mark are pseudonyms, and we haven’t given full names or a specific...

Duration:00:31:52

Should social workers view the social media of service users?

11/28/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss social work and social media. The experts are Claudia Megele, chair of the principal social worker network, and Jenny Simpson, head of social work (England) at the Open University. 2:49 – 8:00: Jenny and Claudia define the key social media networks and who they appeal to, including Facebook, WhatsApp and...

Duration:00:30:49

Social work with trans people

10/5/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss social work with transgender people. The experts are Julie Fish, chair of social work and health inequalities at De Montfort University, Leicester, and Matty Donaldson, youth work and peer support coordinator at The Proud Trust, a charity that supports LGBT+ young people. 1:03 - 7:45: Julie and Matty...

Duration:00:33:41

Parental alienation

8/29/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss the complicated and sometimes controversial topic of parental alienation. The experts are Sarah Parsons, principal social worker and assistant director at Cafcass, the Child and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in England, and Julie Doughty, lecturer in law at Cardiff University. Julie, along...

Duration:00:25:53

Motivational interviewing 2: improvised scenarios showing an MI approach in action

6/21/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode – the second of two on motivational interviewing – our expert guests improvise two scenarios; one showing a non-MI approach, the other showing MI in action. They then talk about the 'nuts and bolts' of motivational interviewing. The experts Lydia Guthrie Co-director of training organisation Change Point Learning and...

Duration:00:46:55

Motivational interviewing 1: what MI is, the research behind it & possible drawbacks

6/21/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss motivational interviewing: what it is, the research behind it and some of the possible risks and drawbacks. The experts Lydia Guthrie Co-director of training organisation Change Point Learning and Development, and a qualified social worker who has worked in the probation service and in the voluntary...

Duration:00:28:23

Poverty, child protection and the care system

2/21/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In the episode, we discuss poverty, child protection and the care system. This episode was recorded in April 2017. The experts Paul Bywaters Professor of social work at the University of Huddersfield and emeritus professor at Coventry University. Andy Bilson Professor of social work at the University of Central Lancashire and...

Duration:00:46:00

Strengths-based practice

2/14/2018
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research, practice models and policy guidance mean to your practice. In this episode, we discuss strengths-based practice: what it is, how it can be used in social work and some of the criticisms of it. The experts Lyn Romeo Chief social worker for adults. Elaine Aspinwall-Roberts Senior lecturer in social work at Liverpool John Moores University. The podcast is presented by Ruth Hardy, assistant...

Duration:00:28:20

Safeguarding adults reviews

12/4/2017
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research findings mean to your practice. In this episode, we asked two experts to summarise their research into safeguarding adults reviews, and explain what social workers can learn from it. The experts Jill Manthorpe is professor of social work at King's College London and director of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit. To contact Jill about the research mentioned, email...

Duration:00:30:50

Burnout

11/3/2017
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research findings mean to your practice. In this episode, we asked two experts to talk about their research into burnout among child protection and learning disability social workers. The experts Paula McFadden is senior lecturer in social work at Ulster University. Jill Manthorpe is professor of social work at King's College London, director of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit and NIHR senior...

Duration:00:24:24

Female genital mutilation (FGM)

10/9/2017
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research findings mean to your practice. In this episode, we asked two experts to summarise the research on female genital mutilation (FGM), and explain what social workers can learn from it. The experts Sonita Pobi is head of training at the National FGM Centre, a partnership between Barnardo’s and the Local Government Association funded by the Department for Education. She has developed and...

Duration:00:23:49

Adult attachment

9/11/2017
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research findings mean to your practice. In the second episode of the series, we asked two experts to summarise the research on adult attachment, dementia and older people, and explain what social workers can learn from it. The experts David Shemmings is professor of child protection research at the University of Kent, co-director of the university's Centre for Child Protection and visiting professor...

Duration:00:38:32

Adoption disruption

8/7/2017
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Welcome to Learn on the go, a Community Care Inform podcast where we discuss what the latest research findings mean to your practice. In the first episode of the series, we asked two experts to summarise the research on adoption disruption, and explain what social workers can learn from it. Community Care Inform subscribers can visit Inform Children and Inform Adults for more detailed information and guidance. The experts Julie Selwyn is professor and director at the Hadley Centre for...

Duration:00:29:51