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De-colonising Social Work: Whiteness as risk in practice

Tuesday, July 25th 2023
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
From $120.

Join Wiradyuri Wambuul woman Jessica Russ-Smith for this exploration and discussion of Whiteness as risk that impacts the efficacy and responsiveness of contemporary Social Work practice.

This webinar will explore Whiteness in social work and how it impacts upon our interpersonal and professional relationships, to guide social action in decolonising social work practice. This learning experience will support you to develop your practice critically and challenge Whiteness within the profession and our own practice.

Who should attend? Social Workers looking to deepen their knowledge and practice around decolonising their professional relationships and the social work profession more broadly. It is suitable for Social Work managers and Social Workers who provide supervision across all areas of practice, including private practice.

Presenter: Jessica Russ is a Wiradyuri Wambuul woman, Senior Lecturer and Academic Developer of the Indigenous Curriculum at Australian Catholic University and AASW Board Director. She is a PhD Scholar in the School of Indigenous Australian Studies at Charles Sturt University and a Social Worker.

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