Episode 9 (S6). Let's Talk About Professionalism in the Workplace
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
2w ago
In this episode your favourite trio have a conversation about the notion of Professionalism. What does it mean to be Professional? What are the benefits and constraints of Professionalism and how does our relationship with Professionalism impact how we are in the workplace? Tune in to listen to this insightful and reflective conversation. If you enjoy this episode then please share with your friends, leave a review and follow The Social Matters Podcast on X, Instagram and Facebook. The handle is @matterspodcast. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel! Remember to continue these convers ..read more
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Episode 8 (S6). What is Unconscious Bias?
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
1M ago
Your favourite trio of social workers are back with another insightful episode discussing what their understanding is of Unconscious Bias. This is a term that is used in a number of different contexts but what does it actually mean? How can we become more aware of our Unconscious Biases and what can do we do to address them? Tune in to listen to this informative discussion and share your views. If you enjoy this episode then please share with your friends, leave a review and follow The Social Matters Podcast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The handle is @matterspodcast. You can also subs ..read more
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Episode 7 (6). Addressing Violence & Conflict with Young People (ft. Craig Pinkney)
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
1M ago
Informative, powerful, inspirational, fun and an important listen! Just some of the words we’d use to describe this episode. Nadia, Fran and Eugene were privileged to be joined by Craig Pinkney. Craig Pinkney is a nationally and internationally recognised Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist, and esteemed CEO of several organisations, including SOLVE: The Centre for Youth Violence and Conflict and SOLVE Housing, a provider of Ofsted-Registered Children's Homes based in the West Midlands. With over two decades of hands-on experience, Craig has carved out a reputation as one of the country's le ..read more
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Episode 6 (S6). The Social Graces Revisited/Christmas Special
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
2M ago
Merry Christmas everyone! We have a fun and informative new episode for you. In this episode, we have our own little christmas celebration and have a discussion about the Social Graces (again!). We share presents, learn more about the 'Wheel of Discussion' created by Collective Space and continue to discuss about our intersecting identities. This is a fantastic way to end the year!  If you enjoy this episode the let us know on Instagram and X. Our handle is @matterspodcast.  Like, subscribe and share ..read more
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Episode 5 (S6). The "Illegal" Migration Act (feat. Lisa Matthews))
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
2M ago
This episode was recorded in November 2023  It was our pleasure to welcome Lisa Matthews to our podcast.  Lisa works for an organisation called  Young Roots and she is their first ever Policy and Campaigns Manager. Lisa has worked in the area of migrants’ rights for over 15 years, working across casework, psychosocial support, legal representation, campaigning and legal education. Prior to joining Young Roots, she was Coordinator of Right to Remain from 2011 to 2022, where she worked extensively on immigration detention campaigning, including with people with lived experience ..read more
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Episode 4 (S6). Starting a Conversation About Gaza.
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
3M ago
Conversations a meant to be started, continued but not necessarily always finished.  In this episode, we decided to start a conversation about the war in Gaza. There are many narratives and challenges with having such a conversation. Despite this it's necessary to start a conversation and hopefully it will be continued by many who listen to this.  If you enjoyed the episode then pass it on.  You can find us on all podcast platforms and on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The handle is @matterspodcast. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/@the ..read more
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Episode 3 (S6). Talking about Harmful Sexual Behaviour (feat. Anna Glinski)
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
3M ago
We were lucky to be joined by Anna Glinski from the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (CSA centre). Anna was previously the CSA Centre's Practice Improvement Advisor for Social Work and, before that, the practice development lead for CSA within the local authority and contributed to local and regional service and policy development. Anna developed and led a multi-disciplinary specialist sexual abuse team, which provided assessments, interventions, supervision, consultation and training. Anna is an Associate Tutor at the University of Sussex and is currently the Editor of NOTA News, th ..read more
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Episode 2 (S6). How Can We Feel Psychologically Safe?
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
4M ago
The episodes keep on coming!  In this second episode of season six,  we explore the notion of Psychological Safety. What does this mean to you? How can we feel Psychologically Safe in work spaces, in relationships and other areas of our lives? What do you think you need to help you to feel Psychologically Safe? There were so many different questions posed in this episode, which makes a very interesting and informative discussion Tune in to listen to our thoughts and continue these conversations in your groups! If you  enjoy this episode then please share with your friends, l ..read more
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Episode 1 (S6). What does Belonging mean to you?
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
4M ago
GUESS WHO'S BACK, BACK AGAIN..... YES, that's right. After an extended summer break, your favourite trio are back for a brand new season! We are excited to bring you our sixth podcast season. Get ready for some fun, exciting, powerful and important conversations!  We've also mixed things up a bit so you will be able to watch some of our episodes on our new youtube channel! Click the link below. https://www.youtube.com/@thesocialmatterspodcast9342 In this episode we ask the question; What does Belonging mean to you? Different people have different understandings of what it means to bel ..read more
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Episode 17 (S5). End of Season Reflections and Chat :)
The Social Matters Podcast
by Nadia, Fran, Eugene
9M ago
It's that timmmeeee. After 8 months of fun and informative conversations about social issues, Nadia, Fran and Eugene sign off another season! In this episode they chat and reflect on a memorable episode from the season. We also get to hear how they are continuing to act into the word/phrase they chose at the beginning of the year! une in for one last time, this season, and join in the laughs and conversation. Once again thank you to all of you who've listened and stuck with us along way. We appreciate you all and hope you have a lovely summer. See you again in the autumn. If you  ..read more
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