Tag Archives: Family work

Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 6): References

Part 6 (the last) of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services only has the references. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 5): summary and conclusion

Part 5 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 4): Synthesis of findings (continued)

Part 4 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 3): Synthesis of findings

Part 3 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 2): Staff interviews, client survey and document review

Part 2 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 1): Introduction to research and literature review

Part 1 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Best practice in counselling and mediation services: A collaborative case study of Uniting

A summary of a recently published report by Tamara Blakemore and me: Best practice and trends in counselling and mediation services in NSW: A collaborative case study of Uniting. Continue reading

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Strengths-based practice: more than being positive

In strengths-based and asset-based approaches to family and community work we focus on strengths, aspirations and potential rather than problems, needs and deficits by, amongst other things: Consciously looking for the strengths and potential of the people, families and communities … Continue reading

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Recruitment: an important step in engagement

Without successful recruitment, family and community engagement can flounder. Before programs and other initiatives can successfully engage participants, people need to show up or become engaged in some other way. Although advertising and promotion are not engagement in their own … Continue reading

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Rethinking the roles of families and clients in evidence-based practice

The principles which underpinned our approach to supporting Children and Parenting Support programs to implement evidence-based programs and practice as part of the Children and Families Expert Panel, had a large influence on how I presented evidence-based practice in the … Continue reading

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