Podsocs, the podcast for social workers on the run, brings you topics of interest for all human services practitioners, students and academics.
Episode 1: Missing people
Approximately 35,000 people go missing in Australia every year. There is a terrible legacy for families, friends and communities.
Episode 2: Intercountry adoption
It has been estimated that almost one million children have been adopted internationally since the 1950s, predominantly to countries in North America, Europe and Australia. Most media interest centres on celebrity adoption and popular notions of child rescue but there is little attention on adoption research. It is a contested area.
Episode 3: The importance of equality
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Episode 4: Community capacity building
Anton talks with Lesley Chenoweth about his social work journey from South Africa to a remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia and his role as a community capacity builder.
Episode 5: Organ and tissue donation & transplantation
Julie Clark interviews Jennifer Porter, a four-time tissue recipient, who is also an attorney working for an organ procurement organization in the U.S.
Episode 16: Past adoption practices
On the 23rd June 2012, the federal Australian government announced a forthcoming apology to Australian birth mothers who experienced forced adoption.
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So happy you are back!
As a social worker, I'm so very grateful for this wonderful podcast. Please I hope this keeps going :)
Thanks so much for setting this up, it's really relevant and informative. Love it!