Leading the development and targeted training programs for future health professionals enabling staff to conduct research that is applicable to real life healthcare leading to positive impacts.
HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL WORK
What is social work? Social workers can assist when a person’s health is impacted by complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors.
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.
As an early career researcher, Sylvia Ramsay has already made a significant contribution to the emerging field of environmental social work.
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’.
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.
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 […]
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.