Podcast

Episode 16: Man up, talking men’s mental health with Kylie King

In this episode I talk with Kylie King about male suicide. We discuss the language to use when talking about suicide , look at the statistics in Australia and in particular men's mental health.  While unpacking ideas of masculinity we…

Don’t worry if you make mistakes. Talking business and supervision with Jane Wexler.

In this episode we talk about how to make the most of supervision, how to be a supervisor and some of the issues social workers encounter when running a business. Jane shares her experience working in a range of fields…

Loneliness doesn’t discriminate . Addressing the stigma around loneliness with Friends for Good.

Loneliness doesn't discriminate

Throughout Laura's work with people she heard a lot of people talking about being lonely. Some were well connected and well resourced individuals that they were not getting enough social connection. This sparked an idea. Laura Rouhan is the co…

Episode 13: Going from student to professional and starting a social work newsletter with Joanne Young and Alice Cairn

Jo is doing her final year of a Masters of Social Work (Qualifying), and is currently supporting caseworkers working with vulnerable families and children. Alice is a social worker in a residential educational setting and recently graduated from a Masters…

Episode 12: Working with Young People. Talking school refusal and balancing teachers, parents and young people’s differing needs.

In this episode, Sarah and I talk about the challenges of working with schools and balancing wellbeing and student academic outcomes. Sarah shares some of the various programs some schools are implementing to support students with their wellbeing and mental…

Episode 11: Trauma sensitive yoga practice. Creating a safe space in a yoga studio for survivors of sexual assault.

Today's show looks at a different way working with survivors of sexual assault. In this episode, you’ll hear how Clare uses trauma-sensitive yoga to support survivors of sexual assault. Clare Pritchard has been practicing yoga since 1995.  She is a…

Episode 10: What is Emotional freedom technique (EFT)/ Tapping ? With Khadine Aharon

In this episode I chat with Khadine Aharon about her social work journey and becoming and EFT trainer. We talk about EFT and what it can be used for. What is Emotional freedom technique (EFT)/ Tapping ? With Khadine Aharon …

Episode 9: Doing the work we love shouldn’t make us ill. Talking burnout and self care with Helen Gray.

In this episode, we talk about burn out and why self-care is crucial to prevent burnout. Helen shares her personal journey in the social work profession and how she experienced burnout while managing a team. This led Helen to develop…