Doing the work we love shouldn’t make us ill. Talking burnout and self care with Helen Gray.

In this episode, we talk about burn out and why self-care is crucial to prevent burnout. Helen shares her personal journey in the social work profession and how she experienced burnout while managing a team. This led Helen to develop…

How to build a close and trusting relationship with clients while maintaining professional boundaries.

What are professional boundaries? While thinking about this topic I went through some of my old textbooks and none of them had anything about boundaries. I found it interesting that something so fundamental to our work it not explicitly taught…

Counselling children affected by family breakdown. Working with families and children in mediation, dispute resolution and family conflict.

Interview with Verity Best and Josette Gardiner : Counselling for children affected by family breakdown. Working with families and children in mediation, dispute resolution and family conflict. In this interview with Verity and Josette, co-directors of focus counselling service, we…

Growing a social worker, talking student placements and the importance of supervision with Ronnie Egan.

With Associate Professor Ronnie Egan, we explore the need for quality student placements, what stops people from taking on a student and the unexpected learnings and rewards. We discuss some of the support and training options available to those interested…

Episode 0

Welcome to episode 0: Introduction to Inside Social Work This podcast episode will look a little different to future episodes Its a chance for you to get to know the host Marie Vakakis and hear about her motivations for the…