The recently published landmark Black Pound Report 2022 by backlight describes the phenomenon of ‘psychological passing’. This is when multi-ethnic consumers (the term it uses for people from Black, asian and other ethnic groups), change their behaviour in shops. It is defined as the desire to change one’s appearance and adapt behaviour to “fit in” … Continue reading Black consumers and the black pound.
Play away Social workers should be assessing families and carers for their capacity to have fun, says Yoni Ejo Yoni Ejo, is an Adoption Coach, Trainer, Registered Social Worker Manager, Adopter, and Adoptee. As child care social workers, we underestimate the importance of play. I’ve been a social worker for 30 years and in that … Continue reading Play Away, Assessing families for their Capacity For Fun.
So I’m going to say something quite controversial. Why is it that adoptees who have experinced adoption itself as a negative experience are seen as the only legitimate voices on the internet at the moment? There seems a lot of silencing of adoptees like myself who know that adoption gave me a lot of positive … Continue reading More voices
I was privileged yesterday to be invited to attend and present to the independent review of children’s social care. This is described as “a once in a generation opportunity to transform children’s social care system and provide children with loving safe and stable families”. Chaired by Josh McAllister, social enterprise enterpreneur and CEO of Frontline, … Continue reading The National Review of Adoption meeting 20.1.2022.
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.
Subscribe to My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.