Motivational Interviewing: A Collaborative Approach

Thursday  28 May 2020 12.30-1.30pm PowerPoint Presentation>> Chat Script>> Webinar Recording https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/Kate-Collie-MI-Webinar-28May20-.mp4   Presenter My name is Kate Collie. I have been working as a Registered Social worker for the past 10 years in various fields such as family practice, substance misuse, mental health, and trauma. I have worked in both brief and long-term interventions and am currently working privately […]

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World Social Work Day

Tuesday March 17th 2020 12.30-1.30pm  https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/WSWD-2020-About-ANZASW-Video-18Mar20.mp4 Presenters: ANZASW Staff Meet the ANZASW staff, ask questions learn about what each of us does. Abstract:  In celebration of World Social Work Day, we bring you the first of what we hope will be a regular ANZASW Video Chat session for all ANZASW members. We will introduce ANZASW staff members, what they do, […]

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Social work contribution to safe practice and better outcomes for Vulnerable Adults

Thursday 12th March 2020, 12.30-1.30pm PowerPoint>> Resources: Vulnerable Adult Risk Assessment Feb 20>> Vulnerable Adult Response Policy Jan 20>> Assessment of Mental Capacity: A New Zealand Guide for Doctors & Lawyers>> Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand>> Video:  Petra is a Registered Social Work Practitioner, Professional Supervisor and Vulnerable Adults Coordinator for the Waitematā DHB. She has been in this […]

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Discussion on Proposed Scope of Practice

Thursday 27th February 2020, 12.30-1.30pm   PowerPoints: Developing a Social Work Scope of Practice>> Social Workers & the changes to the Act>> Video: N/A Facilitated by Anne MacAulay and Lucy Sandford-Reed   Anne MacAulay is the current CPD coordinator for ANZASW. She has worked in a variety of management positions as well as practicing social work across most areas of health […]

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Why social workers should care about violence to animals.

Thursday 5th December 2019, 12:30 – 1:30pm   PowerPoint>> https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/why-sw-should-care-about-violence-to-animals.mp4     Nik Taylor is a critical and public sociologist whose research focusses on mechanisms of power and marginalisation expressed in/through human relations with other species and is informed by critical/ intersectional feminism. Nik currently teaches topics in the Human Services and Social Work program at the University of Canterbury, […]

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Social work encounters with interspecies homelessness: Resistance as companion animal-inclusive practice

The human-nonhuman bond is strong in interspecies families, such as those comprised of women experiencing, or at risk of homelessness with a companion animal. In Australia and New Zealand, there is an emerging companion animal turn in mainstream discourse, and we are becoming more and more critical about the exclusion of nonhuman interspecies family members from many aspects of society. Despite this shift, social work as a profession has been slow to respond. Given that the all-too-human services are not structurally set up to care for more-than-human families, any attempts to do so are acts of resistance. Examples from an Australian PhD study of companion animal-inclusive practices of resistance undertaken by social workers are discussed.

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ANZASW Webinar: The New Code of Ethics – Animals in Social Work

This will be a discussion between Nicole, Carole and Anne that focuses on the impact that the new ANZASW Code of Ethics and the statement regarding the recognition of the sentience of animals has on social workers across Aotearoa. There will be opportunities for participants to join the discussion.

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