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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


Episodes

Katy Else (The Unheard Bird)

7/9/2020
Katy Else is a frontline adults social worker from Southern England who performs as The Unheard Bird. She joins me to discuss her love of spoken word performance, to share some of her pieces and to talk about the inspiration and privilege her work brings to her art. You can find her on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF3440N4t-c-sWmK8rnEWyw

Duration:01:52:59

Lea Wilson

7/2/2020
Lea Wilson is a school social worker from the Midwestern USA. She joins me to talk about her social work journey, supporting Trump, toxic online political debate and becoming a furry.

Duration:02:45:31

Nathalie

6/24/2020
Nathalie is a frontline child protection social worker from the South East of England. She joins me to speak about her experiences of racism, the current state of the social work profession and her ambitious plans for the future.

Duration:02:01:37

Diana Katoto

6/17/2020
Diana Katoto is a social work student at the University of Birmingham where she chairs the social work society. She is a mental health advocate, social justice champion and trailblazing campaigner for young black social workers. You can find her video channel, Diana Katoto, on Youtube.

Duration:01:46:46

Dr Jermaine Ravalier

6/10/2020
I'm joined by Dr Jermaine Ravalier, a reader in Work and Wellbeing Psychology at Bath Spa University, and we discuss: * Black Lives Matter * Institutional racism * Working conditions of social workers * Year 4 maths * And so much more...

Duration:02:40:35

Does becoming a parent change you as a social worker?

5/6/2020
In this week's episode, SWT and Karen discuss... * If becoming a parent changes you as a social worker * Regrets from earlier in our careers * Who would play us in social work movies * The added burdens placed upon women in the workplace * And so much more... (Our full podcasts will only be available on Patreon for at least the next month. Thank you for your support)

Duration:00:23:42

How much is a social worker's life worth?

4/29/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss... * The value of a social worker's life * Our new charity book project * How we are keeping ourselves entertained during lockdown * Stealing milk from doorsteps * And so much more... (As discussed on last week's show, our podcasts will only be available on Patreon for at least the next month. You can sign up and listen straight away at Patreon.com/socialworktutor)

Duration:00:25:38

How has Coronavirus changed your job?

4/22/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss... * How Coronavirus has changed our jobs * What is working better and what is working worse for us in lock down * The resilience of our clients * SWT's weird fantasies about Matt * And so much more... (As discussed on last week's show, our podcasts will only be available on Patreon for at least the next month. You can sign up and listen straight away at Patreon.com/socialworktutor)

Duration:00:15:11

What do social workers make of the Tiger King?

4/15/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss... * Tiger King * And not much more... (Please note the message at the start that all podcasts are moving to Patreon for the next few weeks until things settle down for us)

Duration:01:00:44

If you can’t show compassion for someone in hospital, maybe you shouldn’t be a social worker

4/9/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss... * Our fellow social workers celebrating the illness of Boris Johnson * Unconditional positive regard * How much our jobs are changing * Tiger King * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:16:46

Have our social work leaders abandoned us?

3/31/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss... * How our social work leaders have abandoned us * Changing the system * What BASW pay themselves in wages * The eerie world we now live in * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor (Ps- sorry for the poor sound quality on my microphone this week)

Duration:01:43:33

How do we do our jobs now?

3/19/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss... * How we can do our jobs during the Coronavirus pandemic * What social work will look like with a stripped back service * The insulting lack of national social work leadership * Our heroes in the health service * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:28:20

Panic on the streets

3/12/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss... * The Coronavirus panic * Social work responses to the pandemic * SWT's disastrous love life * Working from home * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:25:16

Are you worried about the Coronavirus?

3/4/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss... * The Coronavirus * Moving house * Sharing your flaws * Sex workers * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:19:47

Is a lack of resources failing children in care?

2/26/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss... * Is a lack of resources failing children in care? * Skinfades * Protesting social workers * Family life * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:09:49

What's in your social work toolkit?

2/19/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss... * What's in your social work toolkit? * Chickpea loving * Having more confidence in your social work ability * Changes to immigration law * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:18:16

Do social workers need to sort out our own lives before telling others how to live theirs?

2/12/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss... * Do social workers need to sort out our own lives before telling others how to live theirs? * Backpack bullying * Social work hypocrites * Matt Bee's book club (reborn) * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:21:36

Does it matter what you wear to work?

2/5/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss... * Does it matter what you wear to work? * Flirting in cars * The State of The Union * How to be an American social worker * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:32:36

Where are our social work role models?

1/29/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss * Where are all our social work role models? * SWT's love of The Boss * The legalisation of cannabis * Being cool * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:19:58

Should social workers be more grateful?

1/22/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss * Whether social workers need to start being more grateful in our jobs * How not to offend your wife * Balancing your work and your life * The powers to innovate in your practice * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:19:50