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Sonya Hunt
University of Waikato
SociologySocial workVolunteerAotearoaPublic relations
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#1Sonya Hunt (University of Waikato)H-Index: 3
#2Barbara Staniforth (University of Auckland)H-Index: 2
Last. Liz Beddoe (University of Auckland)H-Index: 15
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ABSTRACTEducation requirements are integral to professionalization and regulation processes, debated alongside levels of qualification, standards, core curricula, and graduate attributes. The purpo...
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This article presents the findings of a longitudinal research project that followed the employment outcomes of one cohort of Bachelor of Social Work graduates for three years. Prior to graduation, students receive professional preparation that develops their ability to critically engage with theory and practice. Following graduation, newly qualified social workers require quality induction, supervision and other workload management strategies to support the transition to social work practice. Th...
INTRODUCTION: In this second of two articles on the history of professionalisation of social work in Aotearoa New Zealand, consideration is given to the more recent coalescing of forces from the 1990s to the initial implementation of the Social Workers Registration Act (2003), which led to our country’s example of a social work regulation project. APPROACH: This critical consideration of social work regulation in Aotearoa New Zealand situates it within the international social work professionali...
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INTRODUCTION : The meaning and purpose of social work has always been debated within the social work profession. The profession dreams of contributing towards a better, fairer, civil society locally and internationally. This article explores the professionalisation of social work in Aotearoa New Zealand. This exploration has been undertaken as background for an ongoing research project. METHOD : A critical consideration of the different theoretical and historical dimensions and interests at work...
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#2Simon LoweH-Index: 2
Last. Emma Webber-DreadonH-Index: 1
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This paper presents the findings of the first year of a three-year longitudinal study of new graduate social workers from a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program in Aotearoa New Zealand. We compare work outcomes and graduates' perceptions of their readiness for practice against the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board's (SWRB's) 10 core competencies. This study's impetus came from an increase in the professionally accepted minimum qualification benchmark, recent political commentary on ...
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#1Kelly Smith (University of Waikato)H-Index: 3
#2Heather Hamerton (Bay of Plenty Polytechnic)H-Index: 3
Last. Rebecca J. Sargisson (University of Waikato)H-Index: 5
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Following the MV Rena grounding and oil spill in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand in October 2011, the Māori community of Maketū were quick to respond to the arrival of oil on their beaches. They asserted their rangatiratanga by establishing their marae as a base and successfully coordinated a clean-up by more than 450 volunteers, feeding these volunteers every day. We interviewed 11 clean-up leaders and volunteers in Maketū to gather information about how the oil spill affected people in the comm...
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Review(s) of: Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice, by Barbara Fawcett and Rosalie Pockett, Sage, London 2015, ISBN: 9781446266717, pp. 172, Paperback. AUD $56.
#1Heather HamertonH-Index: 3
#2Kelly SmithH-Index: 3
Last. Sonya HuntH-Index: 3
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#1Heather HamertonH-Index: 3
Last. Sonya HuntH-Index: 3
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