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Our Voices

Aboriginal Social Work

Bindi Bennett Sue Green



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Red Globe Press
12 March 2019
The second edition of Our Voices is a ground-breaking collection of writings from Aboriginal social work educators who have collaborated to develop a toolkit of appropriate behaviours, interactions, networks, and intervention. The the text explores a range of current and emerging social work practice issues such as cultural supervision, working with communities, understanding trauma, collaboration and relationship building, and the ubiquity of whiteness in Australian social work. It covers these issues with new and innovative approaches and provides valuable insights into how social work practice can be developed, taught and practiced in ways that more effectively engage Indigenous communities.
Edited by:   Bindi Bennett, Sue Green
Imprint:   Red Globe Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd ed. 2019
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 155mm, 
Weight:   444g
ISBN:   9781352004090
ISBN 10:   1352004097
Pages:   268
Publication Date:   12 March 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
The importance of Aboriginal history for practitioners.- Race and the Indigenous Social Work academic in the Australian Academy.- Colonialism and the atrophy of Indigenous male identities.- Australian Social Work is White.- Indigenising Social Work.- Indigenous Social Work and a Wiradyuri Framework to Practice.- Resilience: An Aboriginal Perspective.- Aboriginal people in a hospital setting.- How Social Work can improve the Health and Well-being of Aboriginal Men.- Social Work and Cultural Support.- Developing Aboriginal identity as a light- skinned person.- Aboriginal Welfarisation.- Aboriginal People, Disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.- Embodiment of Sovereignty.- Using horses to assist in promoting Aboriginal wellbeing

Bindi Bennett is a Lecturer/Indigenous scholarship holder with the Australian Catholic University. Sue Green is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of New South Wales.

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