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Social Work Tutor, Matt, Tilly and Karen take a lighthearted and humorous look at issues that matter to social workers in the real world. From politics and policies to dating and ethical dilemmas, there's something for everyone.

Social Work Tutor, Matt, Tilly and Karen take a lighthearted and humorous look at issues that matter to social workers in the real world. From politics and policies to dating and ethical dilemmas, there's something for everyone.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Social Work Tutor, Matt, Tilly and Karen take a lighthearted and humorous look at issues that matter to social workers in the real world. From politics and policies to dating and ethical dilemmas, there's something for everyone.

Language:

English

Contact:

07510555759


Episodes

The Social Work Harry Potter Podcast

6/16/2021
Due to our planned guest not being available this week, I delve into the SWT archives and bring you a taste of the Patreon exclusive Social Work Harry Potter Podcast. So grab a pint of butterbeer and join me and Tilly as we get lost in the magical world and discuss all things Harry Potter (with a social work twist). If you like these Harry Potter shows, you can sign up for the entire series at www.patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:36:44

Greg Reardon

6/9/2021
Greg Reardon is a children's social worker from Australia who emigrated from the UK to start a new life down under. He joins me to discuss his journey into social work as a young man, the story of his move to Australia, how he and his fiance adapted to their new life, and the practice differences he has found.

Duration:01:26:09

Rita Daily

6/2/2021
Rita Daily is an independent social worker from southern England who works on behalf of local authorities and family courts to undertake expert assessments. She joins me to discuss the role of independent social workers, defining 'good enough' parenting, making the shift away from council employment, and how to achieve the best outcomes in assessments.

Duration:01:43:42

Ang Martin

5/27/2021
Ang Martin is a private practice social worker from Australia who has dedicated her career to supporting children and adults with additional mental health needs. She joins me to discuss using Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) with clients, the outcomes this approach can achieve, and the societal and cultural drivers behind increased mental health diagnosis.

Duration:01:17:43

Leanne Wilson

5/19/2021
Leanne Wilson is a school social worker from Pennsylvania who has spent more than a decade working with children and their families. She joins me to discuss using a family advocacy model, person-centred practice, systematic and strengths-based approaches to intervention, and how to avoid an 'us versus them' culture.

Duration:01:43:56

Kayleigh Rose Evans

5/12/2021
Kayleigh Rose Evans is a frontline adults social worker and academic from Northern England who runs a popular Youtube channel and is researching the use of social media within social work. She joins me to discuss her passion for social work, share some of her research findings, and talk about the plans she has to bring social workers together through her use of social media. You can find her on Youtube at: www.youtube.com/c/KayleighRoseEvans

Duration:01:42:38

April Fool’s Day comes early as Government say average social work caseload is 16

3/3/2021
In this week's episode of The Social Work Tutor Podcast, SWT and Tilly discuss... * The Government telling us that our average caseload is 16 * Grassing up your fellow social workers * Superclubs * Coming out of lockdown * And so much more...

Duration:01:45:43

We don't need another survey, we need solutions

2/7/2021
In this week's episode of The Social Work Tutor Podcast, SWT and Tilly discuss... * Surveys * Lockdown boredom * Encouraging friends and family to become social workers * Having no answers, only questions * And so much more...

Duration:01:46:53

Good riddance 2020: The (worst) time of your life

1/6/2021
In this week's episode of The Social Work Tutor Podcast, SWT and Tilly discuss... * 2020 * How social workers adapted to the rigours of last year * Our new year’s resolutions * Hope for social work in 2021 * And so much more...

Duration:02:09:38

Who is going to win, Trump or Biden?

11/5/2020
In the third of our US election episodes, SWT, Lea and Karen discuss... * Who is going to win, Trump or Biden? * The latest vote count and projected states * The prospect for civil unrest * Bringing people together in the aftermath * And so much more...

Duration:01:54:26