Take a look at our list of useful and free to access podcasts and webinars on safeguarding, health and social care. They come from well-known organisations such as the NSPCC, the Ann Craft Trust and The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH).
Please note that these podcasts are NOT a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment. You will need to refer to a health or social care professional for this.
Other podcasts are available via mainstream platforms such as Apple Podcasts and Audible (subscriptions may apply).
- Ann Craft Trust: Safeguarding Matters (external link) - In each episode the host talks to a special guest to chat about an aspect of safeguarding
- Care to listen to our young people? (external link) - Hear first-hand experiences of what it is like to live and work in the care system
- Contextual Safeguarding Network: What is contextual safeguarding? (external link) Several podcasts that discuss different aspects of contextual safeguarding
- Coronavirus, and helping children with autism (external link) - Episode 4 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian and Dr. Marianna Murin
- Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU): The basics of safeguarding (external link) - Guidance to help sports clubs and organisations put safeguarding measures in place
- NSPCC Learning Podcasts - Child protection and safeguarding (external link)
- NSPCC Learning Podcast - Infants and child development (external link)
- ACAMH Podcast - Dr Jon Goldin on the coronavirus and child mental health. (external link)
- ACAHM Podcast - Professor Elaine Fox discusses the risk and preventative factors around mental health including the role of resilience, cognitive and effective flexibility, memory bias and negative bias (external link)
- Perinatal mental health (external link) - From pregnancy up to a year after birth, women and their partners can be affected by a number of mental health problems The NSPCC speak to experts about two programmes that support parents with their mental health - Pregnancy in Mind (PiM) and Baby Steps
- A range of videos, podcasts and webinars from the Contextual Safeguarding Network (external link)
- The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health: In Conversation (external link) - Professor Miranda Wolpert MBE, Head of The Mental Health Priority Area at The Welcome Trust discusses the programme’s current work. The programme’s overall vision is of a world in which no one is held back by mental health problems.
- The Dove Self-Esteem Project Podcast: The Beauty Myth and Body Talk for Parents (external link) - a free resource designed to help parents boost children and young people’s self-esteem and body confidence
- Safeguarding: Why the housing industry has a duty of care (external link) - how property professionals can be alert to and act upon potential signs of child abuse and neglect
- Social World Podcast (external link) - Listen to a variety of podcasts, where a variety of people talk about work within safeguarding, social work, health, current affairs and ethical arenas
- The Sex Ed Diaries - Listen to a variety of podcasts about relationships, sex and health education (external link)
- Learn on the go: the Community Care podcast (external link) - Discussing the latest research, theories and practice issues, and what they mean for social workers.