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The Social Work Tutor Podcast

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Social Work Tutor and his co-host Cara 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 and his co-host Cara 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 and his co-host Cara 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

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

Why did you become a social worker?

1/15/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss * SWT learning to stop being so much of a d**k * Our reasons for becoming social workers * The fated pasts which set us on the path to this profession * British car-based outdoor pursuits * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:04:10

New Years Resolutions for Social Workers

1/8/2020
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss * Our favourite books, movies and albums of 2019 * New years resolutions * Hopes for the coming year * An outlook for social work in 2020 * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:13:31

The Christmas Wind-down

12/18/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Matt go on a meandering Christmas wind-down. Support the podcast and get exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:07:32

General Election 2019 Live Special

12/12/2019
In this live special, SWT and Tilly discuss the General Election 2019 and predicted outcomes based on the exit poll

Duration:00:53:19

Should social workers be dispatched on police emergency calls?

12/11/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss: * Social workers being dispatched on 911 calls * Effective collaborative working * The need for a 24/7 social work service * Our political allegiances * And so much more... Support the podcast and get exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:01:42

How can we get better at celebrating good social work practice?

12/4/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss: * Avoiding the hero narrative in social work * Celebrating good social work practice * The Social Worker of The Year Awards * Essential car user allowance * And so much more... Support the podcast and get exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:00:59:53

Are social workers to blame for parents murdering their children?

11/27/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss * Christmas ham * Being thankful * Karen's exciting news * Parents who murder their own children * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:02:38

You've got my permission to have sex

11/20/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss * Tilly's love life * SWT's two month hiatus * Needing permission to have sex * Social work royalty * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:00:49:28

Is there room for alternative therapies in social work?

9/25/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Karen discuss * Bake sale ethical dilemmas * Alternative therapies in social work * Eating tea with service users * Drinking beer by the gallon * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:00:52:51

How often should you go above and beyond in social work?

9/18/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Matt discuss * The World of Warcraft * Going above and beyond in social work * Drinking tea with service users * Smoking cannabis with service users * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor

Duration:01:05:14

Should there be a social worker in every school?

9/11/2019
In this week's episode SWT and Tilly discuss * The Autumn blues * Social workers in community settings * Dress codes for social workers * And so much more... Support the podcast and sign up for exclusive content and rewards at Patreon.com/socialworktutor (Ps- sorry for the audio issues on this week's show)

Duration:00:42:42