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Category: Human Services and Social Work

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A career for those who really care

Brett Earle is a Bachelor of Social Work student. He was drawn to the field based on his desires to help… Read More

Building a career for social change

Mature student Stacey Gordon shares her story on what drove her to start studying later in life and how she hopes to make a difference… Read More

Creating a future for all – Griffith Health Experts discuss

If you’d like to build a career in health but you’re not sure where you’d like to work, our panelists highlighted a range of innovative career options where they expect to see growth in the next five years - the perfect place to build or start your career in health! Read More

Should I study social work or human services?

We often get questions about the best degree to choose for someone interested in the human services and social work. In this… Read More

Finding a place to professionally belong

After attaining her Master’s, graduate Zoe Gill is now continuing her career and helping people with a disability.   Zoe had been working in social work for 15 years before starting her Master… Read More

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