This podcast brings leading researchers together with practitioners and service users to share expertise, research evidence and care experiences.


Further podcasts will be available across a variety of platforms shortly. If you’re interested in contributing to an ExChange Wales podcast, please contact us.

  • Motivational Interviewing for working with children and families – a conversation

    MI is now widely used in services for children, playing a key part in innovations such as Family Drug and Alcohol Courts, the Family Safeguarding model and Intensive Family Support Teams. In this session Steve Rollnick (co-creator of Motivational Interviewing) spoke with Donald Forrester, David Wilkins and Charlie Whittaker about their forthcoming book on this… Read More

  • Daniel Burrows in conversation with Chris Williamson

    Dr Daniel Burrows is in conversation with Chris Williamson, a social work practice educator and trainer to talk about the implications of the study ‘Voices of Carers during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Messages for the future of unpaid caring in Wales’ for social work practice. The study has been published by Cardiff University. 

  • Cascade talks: Transforming Hertfordshire

    Donald Forrester is joined by Sue Williams, Programme Director Strengthening Families/Family Safeguarding in Hertfordshire County Council. She speaks about her experience within the sector, transforming Hertfordshire and collaborating with other authorities and Mission Impossible.

  • Cascade Talks: Understanding the social care landscape in Carmarthenshire

    Donald Forrester is joined by Jake Morgan & Stefan Smith from Carmarthenshire County Council as part of our Care Conference