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Comparing public perceptions of social work and social workers’ expectations of the public view

Barbara Staniforth, Kesley Deane and Liz Beddoe Barbara, Liz and Kesley are researchers in the School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work, University of Auckland In a previous article from this research project ‘Public perceptions of social work in New … Continue reading

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The problem of being ‘professional’- some notes on occupational closure and protection of title

The failure of Carmel Sepuloni’s Social Workers Registration (Mandatory Registration) Amendment Bill to pass its first reading in the house this week has provoked some discussion about the importance of protection of title. This post aims to shed some light … Continue reading

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Public perception of social work and social workers in New Zealand

Barbara Staniforth, Christa Fouche and Liz Beddoe School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work University of Auckland Social work in New Zealand has undergone significant and rapid change over the fifty years since its professional body, the Aotearoa New … Continue reading

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