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AASW Social Work Australia Podcast will discuss issues in Australian social work, social justice and social policy

AASW Social Work Australia Podcast Australian Association Of Social Workers

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AASW Social Work Australia Podcast will discuss issues in Australian social work, social justice and social policy

    Christine Craik discusses proposed changes to fees for social work degrees with ABC Radio Adelaide's David Bevan

    Christine Craik discusses proposed changes to fees for social work degrees with ABC Radio Adelaide's David Bevan

    On Friday, 19 June, the government announced proposed changes to higher education funding.  AASW National President Christine Craik is interviewed about the implications of increasing fees for social work degrees with ABC Radio Adelaide Mornings host David Bevan. Hear from others in the field as well for a lively discussion.

    • 26 min
    National Reconciliation Week: In This Together 2020

    National Reconciliation Week: In This Together 2020

    AASW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board Director Linda Ford and AASW National President Christine Craik discuss what the Reconciliation means for social workers this National Reconciliation Week, discussing the theme In This Together.

    See more about AASW's National Reconciliation Week activities on our website: https://www.aasw.asn.au/social-policy-advocacy/national-reconciliation-week/national-reconciliation-week-2020-in-this-together

    • 12 min
    Christine Craik on ABC Radio Adelaide Drive with Jules Schiller

    Christine Craik on ABC Radio Adelaide Drive with Jules Schiller

    National President Christine Craik discusses COVID-19, mental health and addressing increasing rates of suicide. She says that the number of therapy sessions under the Medicare Benefits Scheme should be increased from 10 to 20.

    To find out more about how a social worker can help you with mental health, visit our website: https://www.aasw.asn.au/information-for-the-community/accredited-mental-health-social-workers

    If you are GP and would like to refer your patients to a social worker, visit our webpage for GPs: https://www.aasw.asn.au/information-for-the-community/information-for-gps

    • 6 min
    National President Christine Craik updates social workers on COVID-19

    National President Christine Craik updates social workers on COVID-19

    We encourage members to also consider their self-care during this time and understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we approach our work. This can take many forms but central to this is the ability rest and stay connected with family, friends and support systems. See our website for more updates on COVID-19: https://www.aasw.asn.au/social-policy-advocacy/covid-19-coronavirus

    • 5 min
    CEO Cindy Smith explains AASW's transformational changes

    CEO Cindy Smith explains AASW's transformational changes

    The AASW is transforming and improving the way you access member services and information - these include the closure of state offices and the adoption of "flexible offices".

    • 7 min
    Breakfast radio interview: Linda Ford chats to Greg Reid of Black Star Radio about Indigenous Languages on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Breakfast radio interview: Linda Ford chats to Greg Reid of Black Star Radio about Indigenous Languages on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Black Star Radio in Queensland speaks to Linda Ford about Indigenous Languages for breakfast radio. Follow Black Star Radio on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-289073557

    • 8 min

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