Health Check

Category: HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL WORK

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

‘Student’ vs ‘Professional’ health clinics – what’s the difference?

As you may already know, Griffith Health Clinics offer premium health services to members of the public as well as students and staff of Griffith… Read More

Horses and hay bales helping disaffected youth

Whether they’re seen as troubled or merely troublesome, children who disengage from family, communities and education often face a grim future. These children have often suffered the trauma of abuse, neglect or family breakdown and even the most skilled teachers and therapists find it difficult to help them bounce back. Read More

Brisbane to the bush, via Canada

When Nikita De Thierry worked as an Indigenous co-ordinator and teacher aide at two Brisbane high schools, the prospect of attending university in Canada or working in remote Australia was as far from her mind as they were geographically. A snap decision at a Closing the Gap education workshop steered the Wurundjeri woman and former Woodridge High student towards the School of Human Services and Social Work at Griffith University. Read More

More indigenous midwives position Griffith as leader in First People’s Health

Indigenous Midwifery student numbers at Griffith University have been increased as a result of the establishment of the First People’s Health Unit (FPHU)  last year. Read More