Helpful Social Work podcast aims to help social workers to learn, think and act with integrity so that people who need social work get help that will transform their lives. Each month we look at topics that matter to social workers.
Series 8 Introduction
Series 8 runs from 2023 to 2024.
In this series we explore how we can keep doing social work in tricky contexts. In each podcast, we look at a difference aspect of the evidence about what helps social workers to thrive.
1a Sustainable social work
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In our first podcast of Series 8, we give an overview of how we look after ourselves, keep going and thrive in this vital work. We explore evidence of the pressures on social workers and consider a framework to help us maintain ourselves in this tricky context.
Gerry is a social worker with extensive experience of adult social care practice, management, and using evidence to improve practice and services.
Jo is a social worker with a background in children’s services. She currently runs a consultancy service to strengthen social work practice with children and families.
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