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Meeting at the crossroads: community social work and preventative practice

By Riley Pearson Social work is a unique discipline which allows practitioners to be involved in the lives of the community in a multitude of ways. While key fields include Child Protection and Health, we will explore Community Social Work, in … Continue reading

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The role of social work in New Zealand’s suicide prevention

By Jamie Blundell  The problem Suicide is a growing international public health concern. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates 800,000 deaths per year are due to suicide globally (WHO, 2014 ), a rate which is still increasing. In New Zealand, there … Continue reading

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