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Tagged as Social Work

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

Free services at our student social work clinic

We offer a supportive counselling and case management service to assist clients experiencing a variety of complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Our social workers can assist with: - mental health and general wellbeing- supporting parents, children and families- emotion regulation and behaviour concerns- social connections and building stronger relationships- grief and loss- assist with understanding and completion of referrals and documents as needed- a referral pathway* Our student-led social work clinic is fully-supervised by qualified social workers. What do social work actually do? Social workers can assist when a person's health is impacted by complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. 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

Seeking participants for a study on the impact of coronavirus related closures of social care services

A research project led by Griffith University is exploring the effects of COVID-19 related social service closures on the lives of older people, people with… 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

Zoe Gill: Making a difference

Griffith University Master of Social Work graduate Zoe Gill is one of those simultaneously efficient and warm people, that tend to excel in whatever field… 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

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

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