Connect:ED Webinar - Supporting the next generation of Aboriginal social workers
|Date:||Wednesday 11 November 2020|
AASW NSW Branch
1800 630 124
0.5 CPD hour
‘Supporting the next generation of Aboriginal social workers’
Presenter: BJ Newton
BJ Newton is a proud Wiradjuri woman who has a double degree in Social Work/Arts (Hons in Sociology), and a PhD in Social Policy. She is a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre within UNSW Sydney, specialising in qualitative inquiry, Indigenous research methods and child protection research and policy. BJ is also a lecturer and cultural student advisor for UNSW’s Social Work Program. In this role BJ works with Indigenous social work students, providing cultural supervision, mentoring and support, and with colleagues, is working to decolonise and Indigenise the social work curriculum.
In today’s presentation BJ will be speaking about:
- her unique advisor role supporting Aboriginal social work students
- how workplaces can support Aboriginal students and Aboriginal social workers more generally
- how the social work discipline at UNSW is supporting Aboriginal students
- how the discipline supports all students to become culturally responsive
This AASW NSW Connect:ED webinar is part of a series helping Social Workers to connect with new ideas and reflect on their own practice. We focus on bringing everyday social workers to talk about their practice, ideas and experiences of social work.
Webinars are 30 minutes (including short Q&A) and where agreed with the presenter, will be recorded for those who cannot participate in real time.
Registrations are open to everyone nationally.
Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Time: 12noon (AEDT)