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Self-care, an overlooked core competency in paediatric social work

By Lucy Warner Contrary to popular belief, not all social workers in New Zealand work for Oranga Tamariki, nor are they all “middle-aged, grey haired woman in bright coloured but comfortable clothes, wearing a Māori pendant and comfortable shoes” (Staniforth, … Continue reading

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Getting personal with poverty

By Genii Law I am now close to the fourth quarter of my journey towards a social work qualification.  As I reflect upon the motivations that have brought me this far, I recall having conversations about why I wanted to get … Continue reading

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