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Social Work in Aotearoa New Zealand

AN INDISPENSABLE GUIDE FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTSAll social work students face decisions about where they will undertake the minimum120 days of field placement required during their study, as well as which field ofpractice to work in upon graduation. This helpful book introduces students to fivefields of practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. Students can watch in-depth interviewswith practitioners about their field of practice, read text and view photographs andgraphics relating to each domain. Based on the current policy and legislative climate inwhich social workers operate, it gives inspirational, up-to-date and unique insights intosocial work environments, including working with youth, youth justice, women's health,community faith-based work and adult mental health. Together, the book and theaccompanying videos allow students to get a real feel for life as a social work graduate.SALES POINTS* Relevant, up-to-date and relatable content.* Interviews with social workers give a real sense of work at the 'coal face', plus accessto a website to watch video interviews with them is a bonus.* New Zealand has 17 registered social work degree providers in towns with bookstores:Bethlehem Tertiary Institute, Tauranga; Ara Institute of Canterbury, Christchurch;Eastern Institute of Tech, Taradale and Napier; Massey University Albany, PalmerstonNorth and Wellington; Manukau Institute of Technology, Otara, Auckland; NorthTec,Whangarei; Open Polytech, Lower Hutt; Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Palmerston North; TeWananga o Raukawa, Otaki; University of Auckland, Epsom, Whangarei and Manukau;Unitec, Auckland; University of Canterbury, Christchurch; University of Otago, Dunedin;University of Waikato, Tauranga and Hamilton; Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytech,Tauranga; Whitireia Polytechnic, Porirua; and Wintec, Hamilton.
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