File 20 - Interview with a social worker

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GB 249 SOHC 39/20


Interview with a social worker


  • 1 November 2013 (Creation)

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1 digital audio file (duration 41 minutes 40 seconds), 1 pdf file

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Recording and transcript of an interview on 1st November 2013. The interviewee worked as a social worker in Aberdeen from 1968 and subsequently as a senior social worker before moving on to social work management. They discuss the environments they worked in, backgrounds of the children coming into care, caseloads, dealing with challenging behaviour, colleagues and developments in residential care and social work.

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No access restrictions for audio recording but redacted version only of transcript accessible, in compliance with the wishes of the interviewee.

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  • English

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