Category Archives: Ethics

Cut to pieces – why do we persevere with local authorities when they can provide such an unsatisfactory milieu for social work? – Opinion piece by: Hilton Dawson @BASW_UK

This is an opinion piece by Hilton Dawson (@HiltonDawson) the CEO of British Association of Social Workers  @BASW_UK. Join @SWSCmedia debate with Hilton Dawson Tuesday (26-June-2012) at 8:00 PM UK. / 3:00 PM…

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#CaseStudy: Sam’s Story: I want to see my Mum… – #SWSCmedia Case Study Series

Jenny was 20 years old when Sam’s father left them. Jenny then asked social services to take Sam as she had “…enough of his crying and tantrums”. Sam was put…

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Fatima’s story… Will you tell? – #SWSCmedia #CaseStudy Series – 2012-05-27

It has been nearly 5 months since, Fatima, a close personal friend whom you have known for several years and who has helped you through a number of difficulties, has…

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Avoiding Avoidance: Recognising and responding to the risks of resistant and uncooperative parents in child protection – #SWSCmedia Debate

Introduction Parental resistance and avoidance can negatively affect the safety and well-being of children in protection work, posing significant risks   to workers and children as a result of certain forms…

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Representation of Looked After children and the Media – Part of @SWSCmedia #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series + #Childhood Studies

From the fourth in a series of Safegaurding conferences hosted by Bath Spa University, in association with David Niven Associates. (Courtesy of David Niven Associates). The first thing most people…

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Childhood and the Media: Images, Rights & Responsibilities Panel Discussion 2 – Part of @SWSCmedia #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series + #Childhood Studies

From the fourth in a series of Safegaurding conferences hosted by Bath Spa University, in association with David Niven Associates. (Courtesy of David Niven Associates). Do Media infringe the rights…

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Childhood and the Media: Facebook & Google panel discussion – Part of @SWSCmedia #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series + #Childhood Studies

From the fourth in a series of Safegaurding conferences hosted by Bath Spa University, in association with David Niven Associates. (Courtesy of David Niven Associates). Simon Milner explained the different…

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Childhood and the Media: images, rights and responsibilities – Part of @SWSCmedia #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series + #Childhood Studies

From the fourth in a series of Safegaurding conferences hosted by Bath Spa University, in association with David Niven Associates. (Courtesy of David Niven Associates). The conference opened with welcomes…

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#CYBERBULLYING: A Challenging Issue for the 21st Century – Paper by Prof. Ian Rivers – Part of our #CyberStudies & #Liminality Series

Abstract  In this paper I outline the key features of the phenomenon we now call ‘cyberbullying’, including some of the challenges associated with definition, measurement and prevalence estimation. I also…

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Are Social Care and Social Work Ready for e-Professionalism on Twitter? – A #SWSCmedia #SocialMedia debate series – 08-May-2012 – #Social #Media #Socmed

Considering the rapid expansion of social media and its’ impact on policies, services and “everyday life”, this is the first of a series of debates on the effects of social…

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