Social Policy Research Network postgraduate students

Student Supervisor Thesis topic

Cynthia Briggs

Professor
Gabrielle Meagher

The experience of Aboriginal parents in the NSW child-welfare system

Kristen Burriel

Associate Professor Fran Waugh

Narratives of how a mother acquires a diagnosis of mental illness

Ann Callen

Dr Lesley Laing

Theories-practices in social work student supervision: a qualitative study of how field educators assist students to explore the theory-practice relationship

Selinta Clarke

Associate Professor
Ruth Phillips

Anti-trafficking NGO advocacy: the case of Thailand and Cambodia

Tracey Crawcour

Associate Professor
Fran Waugh

A critical investigation into the capacity of the NSW Out of Home Care Relative Kinship Care system in addressing the complex needs of children and young people with family trauma histories

Michael Devery

Dr Rosalie Pockett

Contributors to the quality of life of elderly public hospital inpatients awaiting placement in residential-aged-care facilities

Francis Duffy

Dr Joanne Clarke

Ageing together in Sydney: an examination of intergenerational experiences of ageing from the joint perspectives of older people and persons they identify as significant others who belong to a younger generation

Robert Ford

Dr Margot Rawsthorne

Effective Approaches for social work management: what works and what does not work when managing human services and emotionally focused work?

Leticia Funston

Dr Lesley Laing

Responding effectively to crisis, trauma and violence: an exploration of trauma-informed care in Sydney-based crisis-accommodation services

Nafiseh Ghafournia

Dr Lesley Laing

Domestic violence among immigrant women in Australia: case of Muslim immigrant women, implication of intersectional theory

Jazak Hidayat

Associate Professor
Ruth Phillips

Contestation of empowerment discourses in dealing with problems faced by indigenous peoples in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Md Abdul Jalil

Associate Professor
Fran Waugh

The experiences of families with disabled children in Bangladesh: a study

Karen Jordan

Dr Lesley Laing

Every piece of the puzzle matters: the missing piece – a qualitative study exploring the help-seeking experiences of women with physical disability who live with or have lived with violence and abuse

Pam Joseph

Dr Rosalie Pockett

Experiences of parent carers interacting with a multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral service network

Marina Jurman

Associate Professor
Susan Goodwin

Professional female migrants in Australia: social inclusion or social exclusion?

Bongmi Kim

Associate Professor
Ruth Phillips

Social policy and nation branding

Hye Ryun Kim

Associate Professor
Ruth Phillips

Social care and social enterprise: a Korean perspective

Su Kyung Kim

Dr Lesley Laing

Cultural context and child protection: a comparative study of South Korea and NSW

Elizabeth McNamara

Dr Lesley Laing

Responding to adolescent boys who have been sexually assaulted: understanding risk and maintaining connection

Prithi Pather

TBA

The provision of a holistic therapeutic social work approach focused on case management as well as counselling in working with long-term MS patients in a hospital setting as one of the primary factors in reducing patients’ hospital admissions in the long term

Fleur Phillips

Dr Lesley Laing

Maternal distress following disclosure of child sexual assault

Clare Stapleton

Dr Rosalie Pockett

Social work as emotional labour

Mareese Terare

Dr Lesley Laing

TBA

Rose Vala

Dr Margot Rawsthorne

The clinical quality of counselling and psychotherapy services available to adult survivors of child sexual abuse in NSW: survivors’ personal experience of the quality of therapeutic treatment and the therapeutic relationship provided by clinicians in public and private practice and clinicians’ perceptions of their own expertise

Stephanie Wade

Honorary
Associate Professor Lindsey Napier

Embracing uncertainty: the experiences of hospital social workers’ working at end of life

Bethany Wilkinson

Associate Professor
Susan Goodwin

Law: what is it good for? An exploration of the efficacy of apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVOs) to protect women who experience domestic violence in NSW Australia

Anne-Marie Wilson-Salt

Dr Lesley Laing

TBA

Lisa Windon

Dr Lesley Scanlon

Professional youth work: an investigation of how youth workers learn and develop their practice and the meaning that they make of their professional experiences

Lobna Yassine

Associate Professor
Susan Goodwin

The experiences of young people in juvenile justice using a poststructuralist approach