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.
The Social Work Harry Potter Podcast
1:36:44Due 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
1:26:10Greg 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.
1:43:43Rita 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.
1:17:44Ang 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.
1:43:56Leanne 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.
Kayleigh Rose Evans
1:42:39Kayleigh 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