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Arthur Anscombe
Charles Sturt University
SociologySocial workPolitical sciencePedagogyIndigenous
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#1Manohar Pawar (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 10
#2Richard Hugman (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 21
Last. Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
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The ten biographies presented in this book offer an important opportunity for social work/social welfare/community and social development/human services students, practitioners and educators, and any general reader to look at these professionals’ life stories and some of the virtues we have identified and interpreted from those stories. What is the significance of these biographies? What virtues are demonstrated in their practices? What might we learn from them? Do they have any potential to inf...
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#1Emma Rush (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 3
#2Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
Virginia (Ginni) Hall had a long career spanning nursing, youth work, social work and social work education. In a voluntary/community service capacity, Ginni has been involved in community health, legal aid, women’s services, family and children’s services, youth services, aged care, electoral reform, community housing, Indigenous issues, international development and justice, and environmental initiatives. She is known for her independence and courage, her energy, dedication and resilience, and...
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#1Manohar Pawar (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 10
#2Richard Hugman (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 21
Last. Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
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This book presents ten short biographies of professional social workers who have made significant contributions to the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities, and to the effective functioning of government and non-government organisations. The biographies, and associated discussions, aim to help the reader to see the inspiring qualities of character—the virtues—which have helped these social workers to achieve what they have. The main purpose of this introductory chapter is to explai...
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#1Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
#2Emma Rush (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 3
Positively and universally respected by those who know of his work, John Gavaghan is known for his commitment to clients, unfailing fairness, warmth and good humour, optimism and hope, and an ability to courageously tackle difficult and entrenched issues while operating reflectively and in the interests of others. He has been described as a man who is able to integrate the compassion of the heart with the intellect of the head.
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#1Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
Jill Wilson is Professor of social work in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Queensland (UQ). Her particular interests in social work are aged care policy and practice—older people’s assets, financial abuse and residential aged care; community care for older people; intellectual disability service models; field education and staff supervision; as well as general social work practice. The university’s research website lists 87 publications for Jill—books, journ...
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#1Manohar PawarH-Index: 10
#2Richard Hugman (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 21
Last. Arthur AnscombeH-Index: 2
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#1Manohar PawarH-Index: 10
#2Arthur AnscombeH-Index: 2
1. Contemporary social work practice: thinking, doing and being 2. A reflective social work practice model: blending thinking, doing and being with people 3. Being in the context of reflective practice with individuals/families 4. Being in the context of reflective practice with groups 5. Being in the context of reflective practice with communities 6. Being in the context of social work research for action and change 7. Being in the context of reflective practice as a social work leader, manager...
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#1Karen Bell (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 34
#2Arthur Anscombe (CSU: Charles Sturt University)H-Index: 2
This paper describes the development of an accessible, short-term (two-week) international field experience programme for distance education and on-campus social work students at a regional university in Australia. Pre-programme and post-programme evaluation surveys were undertaken and results indicate that the international study experience had significant positive impacts on student learning, student group cohesion, professional commitment and motivation as well as an enhanced appreciation of ...
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