File 18 - Interview with a residential care worker and social worker

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GB 249 SOHC 39/18


Interview with a residential care worker and social worker


  • 4 September 2013 (Creation)

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1 digital audio file (duration 53 minutes 26 seconds), 1 pdf file

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Recording and transcript of an interview on 4th September 2013. The interviewee worked as a residential care worker in Edinburgh, Oxford and Birmingham between 1972 and 1979 before qualifying as a social worker. They discuss lack of training, naivety around abuse, colleagues, the school environments, coping with challenging behaviour, social work involvement and developments in residential care.

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Redacted version only of interview (both recording and transcript) accessible, in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English

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