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Improving Equitable Outcomes in Child Protection: messages from inequalities and decision-making research

Thursday, 18 June 2020 - The seminar will be delivered via Zoom.
Variability in outcomes for children despite similar circumstances is a perennial problem in child protection.

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Are you interested in getting a recognised professional social work qualification?

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 3:12pm

Join us for an online information session about the Master of Social and Community Work (Applied).

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Life-saving help inspired career

Thursday, 14 May 2020 10:32am

Nikita Hames is a recent Social Work graduate, explains how life-saving help inspired her career.

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E-TANGATA interview with Shayne Walker

Thursday, 7 May 2020 4:01pm

Read the E-Tangata interview with Shayne Walker who describes social work as an act of love.

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Oranga Tamariki baby removals “racialised, regionalised, antenatal and coercive”

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 9:04am

Newly analysed figures from Oranga Tamariki show the number of babies being taken from their parents are overwhelming Māori, hail mostly from four distinct North Island regions, and are more frequently than ever removed by legal order before birth.

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Poverty impacts child protection system contact – Otago research highlights

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 3:17pm

A child’s chance of entering the child protection system is intrinsically linked to the deprivation of the area in which they live, University of Otago research has highlighted.