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Title Aboriginal fields of practice / edited by Bindi Bennett
Published London, UK : Red Globe Press, an imprint of Macmillan Education Limited, 2021


Description 1 online resource (342 p.)
Contents Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Part 1. Working with Particular Interest -- 1. The Intersectionality of Indigeneity and Gender in Australian Social Work / Jacob Prehn, Jaycynta Krakouer & Todd Fernando -- 2. Working with Aboriginal LGBTIQ+ People / Péta Phelan -- 3. From the Margins of the Other’s Other: Indigenous Queers and a Crisis of Recognition / Todd J. Fernando -- 4. A Culturally Supportive Ethics of Care: Working with Aboriginal Children and Young People / Jessica Russ-Smith & Amelia Wheeler -- 5. Working with Aboriginal Older People / Maddison Williams -- Part 2. Social Work in Practice Settings -- 6. How the Practical Perspectives of Health Impact on Aboriginal Males, Family and Communities / Mick Adams, James Smith & Jesse Fleay -- 7. Mental Health as Spiritual Health: Toward New Understandings of a Healing Approach / Joe Williams & Phill Pallas -- 8. Child Protection Practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children, Families and Communities / Kaylene Malthouse & Fiona Oates -- 9. Conversations on Practice in Criminal Justice / Steve Morgan, Clint Hanley, James Fa’Aoso, Claire Walker, Susan Rayment-McHugh & Dimity Adams -- 10. Rural and Remote Social Work with Aboriginal People / Stuart McMinn, Clayton Cruse, Rachael Howard, Nathan Murgha & Phill Pallas -- 11. First Nation Leaders’ Lessons on Sustainability and the Environment for Social Work / Michael Woodley & Dyann Ross -- 12. Resilience-Based Therapeutic Interventions to Address Intergenerational Trauma / Amy Kennedy -- 13. An Ethics Framework Embedded in an Indigenous Epistemology: Implications for Social Work Research and Practice / Maggie Walter & Joselynn Baltra-Ulloa -- 14. Policy: Agendas and Actions. Analysing Policy Effects on First Australian Peoples / Jennie Briese & Jodie Satour -- 15. Aboriginal Activism and Embodying Activism in Social Work / Jessica Russ-Smith & Amelia Wheeler -- 16. Mistakes and Misunderstandings: Why Are Social Workers Still Not Getting It Right? / Bindi Bennett, Stuart McMinn, Nigel Millgate & Claire Morse
Summary This textbook features a groundbreaking collection of chapters co-written by Aboriginal authors. Informed by current field expertise, it provides an innovative teaching resource that recognizes and appreciates Aboriginal ways of knowing, being and doing, and demonstrates a commitment to decolonizing and reconciliation within social work and Allied Health. Aboriginal Fields of Practice explores many areas that have not been discussed before in contemporary Australia, including discussion of practice in criminal justice and an understanding of rural and remote practice. This valuable text will provide an excellent grounding for students and practitioners working with Aboriginal peoples. -- Book Publisher's Website
Analysis Australian
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Policy investments aimed at improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander male health
First Nations peoples are warned this item may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed, or be considered insensitive, inappropriate, or outdated. The item reflects the attitude of the author/s or the period in which it was written and does not represent the views of the Library
Subject Social work with Indigenous peoples -- Australia
Aboriginal Australians -- Services for
Aboriginal Australians -- Social aspects
Aboriginal Australians -- Sociological aspects
Race relations.
Health - Attitudes and definitions.
Children - Care and nurturing.
Gender relations - Gender roles.
Form Electronic book
Author Bennett, Bindi, editor
ISBN 9781352012293