We continue our exploration of the use of self in social work. In this podcast, we look at how touch impacts on social work practice. We discuss the meaning of touch and consider the importance of being aware of the space we inhabit.
In this podcast, we talk with Monalesia Earle about what helpful social work means to her. Monalesia highlights the relational partnership that enables people to tell and to change the arc of their stories. And the importance of giving up power in order to empower people whose voices are unheard.
We continue our exploration of the use of self in social work. In this podcast, we consider observation. We discuss the purpose, ethics and practice of noticing what is around us, and how we impact on what we observe.
Throughout Series 7 we are exploring some of the central elements of social work practice and use of self. In this opening podcast, we explore listening and speaking. We consider the expertise that lies behind sensitive and thoughtful communication.