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Call for papers: Women in social work

Call for papers : Women in Social Work Kia ora, Talofa lava, Kia orana, Mälö e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Bula vinaka, Namaste, Malo ni, Halo ola keta, Mauri, Fakatalofa atu, Kia ora and Warm Pacific Greetings Aotearoa New Zealand Social … Continue reading

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How to write a book review

So you want to start writing- take  the plunge and think about 2014 being the year that you write your first book review. Here are some tips I have gleaned along the way as a reviewer. And for those readers … Continue reading

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Why publish from your MSW Thesis?

I want to start with a quote from the work of Lorraine Muller PhD, an Indigenous Australian researcher who explains the importance of sharing the knowledge you have gained through conducting research. Circular learning reflects the responsibility to knowledge. Knowledge … Continue reading

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Ok maybe I will write it up for the journal!

“Much of the advocacy task of social work is in translating events and action and needs into the right language for the audience. So it’s all about making those connections. With writing, I struggled with the tension between using the … Continue reading

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‘Doing a poster presentation at a conference’

Conferences almost always have more abstracts submitted than can be successfully fitted into a programme. The programme is determined by the number of rooms available for concurrent session. The ‘scientific’ or “academic’ committee will often rank submissions if they feel … Continue reading

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‘Communicating social work’: Ideas for practitioners

“I have always been captured by the notion that social work is the “art of the possible” and as social workers our task is to create opportunity and hope in the midst of uncertainty. This is really a challenge to … Continue reading

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