The topics Joanna deals with are regularly in the news be it radio, television, newspapers or professional journals. Because of her specialist knowledge, her independence and her professional, yet jargon-free, approach she is regularly asked to contribute to these debates.
Joanna continues to be a national commentator on issues to do with child protection, neglect, child safety, obesity in children and social work. She is a regular contributor across the BBC, ITV, Sky, The Guardian, Community Care and LBC
Amongst the media Joanna has worked with are:
Radio – Radio 4’s Today programme and Woman’s Hour, LBC
Television – BBC 2’s Newsnight and Sky TV
Print Media – The Guardian, The Times and Community Care magazine
Here are a few links to some of Joanna's recent articles:
Domestic abuse policies aren't working – we need a national strategy.
Why pretend social work is about social justice? It's not.
Partnership agreements fail to keep children safe.
Why do home visits matter in child protection?
Social class does get in the way of child protection – but it shouldn’t.
It's not only serious case reviews that need to change.
Successful interventions in neglect.
The state must not neglect children it has taken into care.
Ministers can’t wring their hands over children’s social care if they won’t fund it.