Social Workers Day 2016 Webinar Series & Posters

Monday 26th September 2016: Setting the Social Work SceneOpening Address & Current Issues for Social Work Presenters: Rose Henderson (President of the Interim Board) and Tauha Te Kani (ANZASW Board Member)      PowerPoint Presentation Audio:  http://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/OpeningAddress.mp3   Key note - Tuhonotanga: Valuing our Relationships with each other Presenters: Dr Moana  Eruera (Ngapuhi, Ngati Ruanui, Ngati Rangiwewehi) and Dr Leland A. Ruwhiu  (Ngapuhi, [...] » Read more

Vivienne Elizabeth: The Non-Voluntary Loss of Post-Separation Maternal Time

Powerpoint Presentation Audio ‘I was crying an ocean in the bath’: Mothers’ experiences of involuntary losing of care following parental separation Parental separation inevitably results in a loss of time with children for at least one parent, if not both parents. Smart and Neale (1999) contend that although experiences of loss following parental separation are more common for fathers, gender […]

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Problem Gambling: Innovative vs Stigmatised Issue Approaches

Thursday 08 September 2016   Join us during Gambling Harm Awareness Week for a stimulating webinar presentation from the National Director, John Wong and Counsellor and Health Promoter, Jerry Lo from Asian Family Services. AFS is a community service that focuses on supporting Asians who are suffering from gambling harm. AFS currently offer help in six Asian languages (Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, […]

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Tony Lindquist & Bonnie Lovich-Howitt: Harmful Gambling in New Zealand – A Counsellor’s Perspective

Tuesday 06 September 2016 12pm-1pm Harmful gambling in New Zealand – a counsellor’s perspective Join Tony Lindquist and Bonnie Lovich-Howitt from the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) for a stimulating webinar about harmful gambling during Gambling Harm Awareness Week. In this webinar they will share their professional experience and knowledge of harmful gambling in New Zealand. Some topics covered […]

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John Dunlop: End of Professional Life

Thursday 01 September 2016 12pm-1pm Abstract  When having had a long term vocation in the social service field some social workers look forward to retirement others cease paid work but continue to commit to community via roles in NGO’s, advisory roles, becoming part of systematic policy reviews or maintain political questions via a social justice energy. Others happily cease to have […]

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Bill Shaw: Compassion & its Implications for Social Work Practice

Date: Monday, 15 August 2016 It could be argued that one of the most salient factors for a student’s decision to embark on a professional course of tertiary study in social work is to help others. Indeed commonly held stereotypes of social workers are characterized by its practitioners acting compassionately to others. However the practice of compassion receives little mention […]

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