Category Archives: Good articles/links

Articles and links that I thought were worth sharing

Some literature on engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities

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A reading list on family and community engagement

Here is a reading list for an online elective I offer to students at the University of Newcastle about family and community engagement. Continue reading

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Updates to the reading list on ABCD

I’ve just updated the reading list on ABCD (over 100 resources). I’ve added nine articles or other resources. Most of them are fairly old (still worth looking at) but some of them are quire recent. Please let me know of any … Continue reading

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A reading list on ABCD (over 100 resources)

[Updated 19 October 2017 to add new resources. Click here for a list of the new ones.] The following are readings I’ve collected about asset-based community development (ABCD) and other asset-based approaches to working with communities. (If you want you … Continue reading

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Finding literature on working with families

The following are some websites which have research publications and other literature about working with families. The list is associated with the post on research evidence for family (and community) workers. Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) including: Publications on … Continue reading

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A community engagement reading list

 The following are some readings from a couple of subjects I teach (at both an undergraduate and postgraduate) on community engagement. The reading lists for the two courses are quite different but I have combined them here to provide a … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – 2015 hottest year on record

The first collection of readings for this year makes sobering reading – in fact it makes for scary reading. As predicted, 2015 was the hottest year on record with a big rise in the average global temperature. (But there are … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – mutual self-help parent support groups

I’m getting ready to meet with some family workers who want to explore peer support / mutual self-help groups for parents, so that’s the focus of this week’s articles. There isn’t much research evidence but the following articles all draw … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – Upcycling

It’s been a busy time, so I haven’t done any weekend reading for a while (and it might become an occasional series not a weekly one). Inspired by Cathy’s latest project for Transition Newcastle – creating an upcycling and sustainable … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – evidence-based programs and practice

[Links check and updated, 18 September 2019] Four weeks ago I posted some articles about evidence-based programs and practice. As I’ve continued looking, I’ve found many more useful resources and thus decided to include some more. This time, most of … Continue reading

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