Category Archives: Social Care Debate

Podcast: Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice: What Is It and Why Should We Care? – by Dr. Nancy Smyth – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice: What Is It and Why Should We Care? Podcast by: Dr. Nancy Smyth  (@njsmyth) is Professor and Dean of School of Social Work at University at Buffalo and…

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Keeping stress at bay – Opinion piece by Dr. Neil Thompson – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

I have been involved in studying stress for over twenty years now, and what has worried me most during that time is not the apparent growth of workplace stress as…

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Small can be BIG – Opinion piece by : Kelsey Warner – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

How small donations are having a big impact, one family at a time Ms. M was busy raising two daughters on her own when she realized she was heading for…

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Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development: Commitment to Action – By Karen Adshead – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

I have been fortunate to have experiences working within different communities around the globe. Living in London, social disparity and exclusion run alongside collaborative projects for community rejuvenation and action…

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On Becoming a Social Worker – Opinion piece by: Tim Odell MSW – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

The first thing that came to mind when I started thinking about why I became a social worker was, ‘different reasons at different times.’  It’s a developmental journey.  Early on,…

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Social work = values + evidence + action – By Dr. Martin Webber – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Of course, the complexity of social work cannot be reduced to a simple formula. Social work is much more than values, evidence and action, but these three words encapsulate the…

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Debate on: The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development – and World Social Work Day 20-March-2012 – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Happy Social Work Day and Happy Social Work Week. This week there a are a number of events and important events and activities (both online and face-to-face) to celebrate Social Work…

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Social work with men: Great potential, but much work to be done – Opinion piece by: Prof. Jonathan Scourfield – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

I’m going to address World Social Work Day not so much with outright celebration of the current state of social work, although we all need a bit of that, but…

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