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Podsocs, the podcast for social workers on the run, brings you topics of interest for all human services practitioners, students and academics.

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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

    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

    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

    Episode 3: The importance of equality

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    Episode 4: Community capacity building

    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

    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

    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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