Sue King


Carers: doing it tough, doing it well

This report presents the results of evaluation of two block-funded carer support programs run by Anglicare Sydney – Support Coordination (SCP) and Respite Options (ROP). Evaluation data was collected over a number of years using entry and evaluation surveys, which incorporated several outcomes measures including...
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Self-managed supervision

The growth of professional supervision in social work has been accompanied by complex attempts to theorise key elements of supervisory practice and highlight the need to further examine what constitutes supervisory support in current regulatory environments. Changes in human service organisations resulting from new public...
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‘I don't just want to do it for myself’: diverse pespectives on being successful at university by social work students who speak English as an additional language

This article gives attention to furthering understandings about what being successful at university means to social work students, focusing on the perspectives of students who speak English as an additional language (EAL). It departs from approaches in the literature that focus on problematic aspects of...
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Social work learning spaces: the Social Work Studio

This paper explores the contribution of a physical learning space to student engagement in social work education. Drawing on a constructivist methodology, this paper examines the findings of a survey conducted with students and staff in a social work and human service programme about their...
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The challenges of inclusivity for students with a criminal history

Criminal history checks in Australian social work education are a recent development consistent with international higher education practices and local employment practices. There has been little exploration of the impact other human service educators prior to placing students on field work is a relatively recent...