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Child and family studies | Disability studies | Human services | Mental health | Social work

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

‘Love never raises its hand – it takes you by the hand’ On November 25, 1960, three sisters, Patria Mercedes Mirabal, María Argentina Minerva Mirabal… Read More

Global opportunities for Social Work students

Recently School of Human Services and Social Work student Joel Dennis travelled to Indonesia with Prof Patrick O’Leary, Professor of Social Work, to take part… Read More

Profile: Dr Stephen Larmar explains how you can build a better world with Human Services

Dr Stephen Larmar, Senior Lecturer for our School of Human Services and Social Work, had a keen interest in helping people and contributing to the… Read More

Finding the future by getting back to the bush

The School of Human Services and Social Work at Griffith University has forged a new partnership with the national peak organisation of Bush Adventure Therapy… Read More

Worrying statistics around unwanted medicines

More than 60 per cent of Australians currently have unwanted medicines in their home according to a new study conducted by Griffith School of Human Services and Social Work. Read More

HDR Alumnus of the Year, Karen Struthers on a mission to promote gender equality

A passion for improving the wellbeing of women and gender equality has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith Health’s 2016 Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Alumnus of the Year, Karen Struthers. Read More

New social work clinics helping local communities

What is social work? Social workers can assist when a person's health is impacted by complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Read More

Impacts of digital technology on the health and mental health, and wellbeing of patients

Professor Donna McAuliffe and Dr Jennifer Boddy from the School of Human Services and Social Work were invited guest speakers at an event put on for World Social Work Day at the Princess Alexandra Hospital on 20 March. Read More

Sylvia Ramsay advocates for environmental social work

As an early career researcher, Sylvia Ramsay has already made a significant contribution to the emerging field of environmental social work. Read More

2017 World Social Work Day: Shades of Green

World Social Work Day is an important annual event where Griffith School of Human Services and Social Work collaborates with the Australian Association of Social Workers to host an event on the theme of the year. For 2017, the theme centred on 'promoting community and environmental sustainability'. Read More