A renowned child protection expert with more than 30 years’ experience in social work has been named as the inaugural Leneen Forde Chair of Child Protection Research at Griffith.
You might assume that social work, as one of Australia’s oldest and well-established caring professions, needn’t worry about its future. You’d be wrong. Far-reaching changes to organisational culture and workplace practices in recent years have left many social workers deeply concerned about the direction of the profession. Adjunct Associate Professor Richard Hill reports from Griffith's School of Human Services and Social Work.
Susan Al-Maani's tireless community work matched her focused academic output, making her a sure bet for the School of Human Services and Social Work, award
Recent Griffith Social Work graduate wins state rural and remote social worker of the year for her work in child protection in remote Aboriginal communities.