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Shayne Walker

walkerBA MCApSc DipSocS (Otago)

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Contact Details

Room 102, 280 Leith Walk
Phone 64 3 479 5271
Email shayne.walker@otago.ac.nz

Teaching Areas

SOWK 111 Working with People: The New Zealand Context
SOWK 236 The Treaty and Social Services

Research Interests

Māori social services development; alternative care; social service agencies.
Care and protection.

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Publications

Beddoe, L., Ballantyne, N., Maidment, J., Hay, K., & Walker, S. (2020). Supervision, support and professional development for newly qualified social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(2), 17-31. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss2id738

Young, S., McKenzie, M., Omre, C., Schjelderup, L., & Walker, S. (2020). ‘Warm eyes’,‘warm breath’,‘heart warmth’: Using aroha (love) and warmth to reconceptualise and work towards best interests in child protection. Social Sciences, 9(4), 54. doi: 10.3390/socsci9040054

Ballantyne, N., Hay, K., Beddoe, L., Maidment, J., & Walker, S. (2019). Mapping and visualizing the social work curriculum. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37(2-3), 184-202. doi: 10.1080/15228835.2019.1609386

Beddoe, L., Ballantyne, N., Maidment, J., Hay, K., & Walker, S. (2019). Troubling trauma-informed policy in social work education: Reflections of educators and students in Aotearoa New Zealand. British Journal of Social Work, 49, 1563-1581. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcz052

Hay, K., Maidment, J., Ballantyne, N., Beddoe, L., & Walker, S. (2019). Feeling lucky: The serendipitous nature of field education. Clinical Social Work Journal, 47(1), 23-31. doi: 10.1007/s10615-018-0688-z

Ballantyne, N., Beddoe, L., Hay, K., Maidment, J., & Walker, S. (2017). Enhancing the readiness to practise of newly qualified social workers files in Aotearoa New Zealand (enhanceR2P): Social work education, curriculum mapping and educational taxonomies [Literature scan]. Commissioned by Ako Aotearoa. 29p. Retrieved from https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/projects/enhancing-readiness-practise-newly-qualified-social-workers

Commissioned Report for External Body

Hay, K., Beddoe, L., Maidment, J., Ballantyne, N., Walker, S., & Mayhew, Z. (2017). Enhancing the readiness to practise of newly qualified social workers files in Aotearoa New Zealand (enhanceR2P): Readiness to practise [Literature scan II]. Commissioned by Ako Aotearoa. 38p. Retrieved from https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/projects/enhancing-readiness-practise-newly-qualified-social-workers

Commissioned Report for External Body

Rudman, S., Walker, S., Albert, R., Ohia, R., Smith, R., Thurston, P., … Williams, B. (2017). Family violence, sexual violence and violence within whānau: Workforce capability framework. Commissioned by Ministry of Social Development. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Social Development. 84p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2015). Bicultural practice: Beyond mere tokenism. In K. van Heugten & A. Gibbs (Eds.), Social work for sociologists: Theory and practice. (pp. 103-119). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

McKenzie, M., Omre, C., Schjelderup, L., Walker, S., & Young, S. (2014). Child rights/community development principles: Key elements for child protection practice. In S. Hessle (Ed.), Human rights and social equality: Challenges for social work: Social work-social development (Vol. 1). (pp. 82-86). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2014). Biculturalism as an approach to social work. In L. H. Kee, J. Martin & R. Ow (Eds.), Cross-cultural social work: Local and global. (pp. 67-86). Melbourne, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013). Kaupapa Māori social work research. In M. Gray, J. Coates, M. Yellow Bird & T. Hetherington (Eds.), Decolonizing social work. (pp. 259-270). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

McKenzie, M., & Walker, S. (2007). Experiences and challenges of FGC in New Zealand: A view from NZ. In L. E. Schjelderup & C. Omre (Eds.), Veivisere for et fremtidig barnevern [Family group conferencing]. (pp. 37-54). Trondheim, Norway: Tapir Akademisk Forlag.

Chapter in Book - Research

Walker, S. W., & Goodyear, C. (2001). Getting things done through networks. In M. P. Mandell (Ed.), Getting Results Through Collaboration. (pp. 249-254). Westport connections: Quarum Books.

Chapter in Book - Research

Beddoe, L., Ballantyne, N., Maidment, J., Hay, K., & Walker, S. (2020). Supervision, support and professional development for newly qualified social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 32(2), 17-31. doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol32iss2id738

Journal - Research Article

Young, S., McKenzie, M., Omre, C., Schjelderup, L., & Walker, S. (2020). ‘Warm eyes’,‘warm breath’,‘heart warmth’: Using aroha (love) and warmth to reconceptualise and work towards best interests in child protection. Social Sciences, 9(4), 54. doi: 10.3390/socsci9040054

Journal - Research Article

Ballantyne, N., Hay, K., Beddoe, L., Maidment, J., & Walker, S. (2019). Mapping and visualizing the social work curriculum. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37(2-3), 184-202. doi: 10.1080/15228835.2019.1609386

Journal - Research Article

Beddoe, L., Ballantyne, N., Maidment, J., Hay, K., & Walker, S. (2019). Troubling trauma-informed policy in social work education: Reflections of educators and students in Aotearoa New Zealand. British Journal of Social Work, 49, 1563-1581. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcz052

Journal - Research Article

Hay, K., Maidment, J., Ballantyne, N., Beddoe, L., & Walker, S. (2019). Feeling lucky: The serendipitous nature of field education. Clinical Social Work Journal, 47(1), 23-31. doi: 10.1007/s10615-018-0688-z

Journal - Research Article

Beddoe, L., Hay, K., Maidment, J., Ballantyne, N., & Walker, S. (2018). Readiness to practice social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Perceptions of students and educators. Social Work Education, 37(8), 955-967. doi: 10.1080/02615479.2018.1497152

Journal - Research Article

Adams, M., Mataira, P. J., Walker, S., Hart, M., Drew, N., & Fleay, J. J. (2017). Cultural identity and practices associated with the health and well-being of indigenous males. ab-Original, 1(1), 42-61. doi: 10.5325/aboriginal.1.1.0042

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S. (2015). New wine from old wineskins, a fresh look at Freire. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 27(4), 47-56.

Journal - Research Article

Young, S., McKenzie, M., Omre, C., Schjelderup, L., & Walker, S. (2014). Practicing from theory: Thinking and knowing to "do" child protection work. Social Sciences, 3(4), 893-915. doi: 10.3390/socsci3040893

Journal - Research Article

Young, S., McKenzie, M., Schjelderup, L., Omre, C., & Walker, S. (2014). What can we do to bring the sparkle back into this child's eyes? Child rights/Community development principles: Key elements for a strengths-based child protection practice. Child Care in Practice, 20(1), 135-152. doi: 10.1080/13575279.2013.847052

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S. (2012). The teaching of Māori social work practice and theory to a predominantly Pākehā audience. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(3&4), 65-74.

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S. (2008). Collaborative team teaching. Te Komako, (4), 60-65.

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S., Eketone, A., & Gibbs, A. (2006). An exploration of kaupapa Maori research, its principles, processes and applications. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9(4), 331-344.

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S. W. (2002). Maatua Whangai o Otepoti - Reflections. Social Work Review, XIV(2), 21-24.

Journal - Research Article

Walker, S. (2012). Seeds of illumination in a sometimes dry landscape. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(3&4), 1-2. [Editorial].

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

McKenzie, M., Omre, C., Schjelderup, L., Shannon, P., Walker, S., & Young, S. (2007). Child protection and community development: Some challenges and opportunities. Proceedings of the International Association for Community Development (IACD) Conference. [CD-ROM] [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Shannon, P. T., & Walker, S. W. (1996). The New Zealand Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1989: the need for structural change. In N. J. Taylor & A. B. Smith (Eds.), Investing in Children: Primary Prevention Strategies: Proceedings of the Children's Issues Centre Inaugural Child and Family Policy Conference, 10-13 July 1996, Dunedin. (pp. 183-209). Dunedin: Children's Issues Centre. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Walker, S. (2009). Resiliency and indigenous (Maori) child protection in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Proceedings of the International Conference on Coping and Resilience. (pp. 85). Zagreb, Croatia: Society for Psychological Assistance. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Ballantyne, N., Hay, K., Walker, S., Maidment, J., & Beddoe, L. (2017, September). Graduate readiness to practice: Curriculum mapping and development of a taxonomy. Verbal presentation at the Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Beddoe, L., Maidment, J., Hay, K., Ballantyne, N., & Walker, S. (2017, September). Preparing for multiple realities: Understandings from focus groups with social work students and educators in Aotearoa New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2017, June). A revisiting of Freire's (1972) notion of fully human practice. Verbal presentation at the 4th International Indigenous Social Work Conference, Tromsø, Norway.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2017, June). Social work regulation and opportunities and risks for indigenous peoples. Verbal presentation at the 4th International Indigenous Social Work Conference, Tromsø, Norway.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2017, September). Bringing social work forward in the 21st century social work education: Challenges and opportunities. Keynote presentation at the Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Omre, C., Mckenzie, M., Schjelderup, L., Walker, S., & Young, S. (2016, June). How can organizations support their workers to implement a community-based, rights-informed child protection practice? Verbal presentation at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD), Seoul, South Korea.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2015, September). Rangatiratanga: Being fully human, being fully Maori. Verbal presentation at the Third International Indigenous Social Work Conference, Darwin, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., & King, L. (2015, September). Kaitiakitanga: Walking the talk and looking after each other. Verbal presentation at the Third International Indigenous Social Work Conference, Darwin, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eruera, M., Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2014, October). Kaitiakitanga and Rangatiratanga. Verbal presentation at the Toiora Whānau Supervision Symposium, Ōtaki, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013, July). Maori martial arts and the promotion of positive Maori masculinity. Verbal presentation at the Second International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2013, July). Training European New Zealanders to be competent to work with indigenous people. Verbal presentation at the Second International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2013, July). Tamariki and whanau as theorists in the child protection process. Verbal presentation at the Second International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference, Winnipeg, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2012, August). Tamariki and whanau as theorists in the milieu of child protection decision-making. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Eketone, A., & Walker, S. (2011, June). Teaching the Treaty and Māori competencies. Verbal presentation at the Māori Competencies and Treaty Education in Professional Practice Research Group Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2011, August). Resiliency and indigenous/Maori child protection. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Past Present Future: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2011, November). Resiliency and indigenous/Maori child protection: Where knowledge is gathered wisdom should follow. Verbal presentation at the Maori and Indigenous (MAI) Doctoral Student Conference, Whakatane, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., & Eketone, A. (2011, August). Team teaching. Verbal presentation at the Hui Poutama: Māori Research Symposium: Past Present Future: Ka Haere Whakamua, Ka Titiro Whakamuri, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2010, February). Let's find out what's working in this child, young person or whanau? Invited presentation at the New Zealand Family and Fostercare Federation Regional Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., Sio, P. B., & Próspero, M. (2010, October). GENESIS: A new beginning for our youth, our families, and our community [Panel discussion]. Verbal presentation at the Violence as a Community Issue: Policy and Practice Towards Reduction and Prevention Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

McKenzie, M., & Walker, S. (2006, May). Experiences and challenges in FCG in New Zealand. What is family? So it is about the social construction of family decision making. Invited presentation at the 4th Nordic Conference in Family Group Conference (FGC): The Child in Family Group Conference and in Modern Child Protection, Stavanger, Norway.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S. (2006, May). Questions of empowerment and money: Family group conferences: An illusion of empowerment: A view from New Zealand. Invited presentation at the 4th Nordic Conference in Family Group Conference (FGC): The Child in Family Group Conference and in Modern Child Protection, Stavanger, Norway.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Walker, S., Walker, P., & Eketone, A. (2006, August-September). “We can be equal as long as you'll be like me”: Theory into practice: Biculturalism and social work practice (in a multicultural context). Verbal presentation at the 33rd International Congress of Schools of Social Work, Santiago, Chile.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Young, S., McKenzie, M., Orme, C., Schjelderup, L., & Walker, S. (2006, August). Community development approaches to child abuse: Measures to counter inequality and vulnerability in families. Verbal presentation at the 33rd World Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Santiago, Chile.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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