Category Archives: Good articles/links

Articles and links that I thought were worth sharing

Some good articles/links – Global Overshoot Day

Yesterday was Global Overshoot Day: the day on which the world’s annual demand for the goods and services that our land and seas can provide (e.g., food, wood, natural fibres and carbon dioxide absorption) exceeds what Earth’s ecosystems can renew … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – evidence-based practice

Each Friday I post six useful or interesting articles. Last week I focused on engaging ‘hard to reach’ families because of the work my colleagues and I will be doing over the coming 12 months with organisations who provide children and … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – engaging ‘hard to reach’ families

Over the next 12 months I will be working with a number of organisations in regional and rural New South Wales who provide child and parenting support. One of the challenging issues they face is how to engage ‘hard to … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links for the start of semester

Semester 2 starts on Monday so I’ve been busy getting a number of subjects ready. This semester I’m responsible for two undergraduate electives (Engaging communities and Volunteerism – perspectives and management) and a postgraduate subject (School and community partnerships). Because … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence have been in the news quite a bit this week due to the start of public hearings for the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence, so this week’s weekend reading focuses on domestic and family violence. … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – NAIDOC week

In recognition of NAIDOC week (a national celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), this collection of weekend reading focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, communities and bloggers. Practice implications:  Family … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

This weeks’ weekend reading including articles on evidence-based practice, racism, social-status, gender bias and blogging. Evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence: What does it all mean? From the Centre for Community Child Health – the value of incorporating practice based evidence … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

This weeks’ weekend reading doesn’t have any theme (besides being posts that have caught my eye over the week). There are some reflections on asset-based thinking, high school ethics, nonviolence, anxiety and playing with food. Make sure you look at … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading – The Papal encyclical

Yesterday the Pope released his encyclical on caring for the environment. I started working in peace and social justice issues largely through Christian groups and, despite now being an atheist, have great respect for people who accept the radical social … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly … Continue reading

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