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2018

Tanya Denny - Founder of Chrysalis Therapeutic Support Services

Published: 5 April 2018

Tanya is an accredited social worker with 25 years of experience in the delivery of client-focused therapeutic services for children, young people and their families. Her professional experience includes Clinical Services in Residential OOHC (out of home care), alcohol and other drug treatment, women’s services, restoration and GLBTQI services for young people.

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Aboriginal children need loving, safe and culturally appropriate homes

Published: 2 April 2018

Recent arguments about the removal of Indigenous children from their families fail to appreciate the complexity of the issue. Reducing the debate to oversimplified understandings of the factors that contribute to the devastating disparity in outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children will only further entrench this inequality.

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Eco social work: where people and environment intersect

Published: 19 March 2018

The social work sector is changing. Demographic trends such as an ageing population are key drivers of this change, along with the integration of technology into service delivery.

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Calls for registration of the social work profession

Published: 8 March 2018

The SA Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers has held an Election Forum to discuss key issues facing workers and the sector.

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2018 NT Social Worker of the Year (Mary Moylan Award)

Published: 22 February 2018

"The Mary Moylan Award recognises the dedication and achievement of all AASW members in the Northern Territory." - Vikki Martin-Moller, NT Branch President.

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It's not just you. Balancing work and study is getting harder in Australia - Triple J Hack

Published: 17 January 2018

Students know completing a university degree gives them a better chance of landing a high-paying job, often after surviving financial hardship while studying. But striking a balance between life, work and study appears to be getting tougher.

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Balancing work and tertiary study is harder now than in 2012: study - The Conversation

Published: 16 January 2018

Students know completing a university degree gives them a better chance of landing a high-paying job, often after surviving financial hardship while studying. But striking a balance between life, work and study appears to be getting tougher.

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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers