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World Social Work Day 2021

Promoting World Social Work Day 2021: Ubuntu: I am Because We Are

To Celebrate this World Social Day we've collated a number of resources highlighting the 2021 theme Ubuntu: I am Because We Are – Strengthening Social Solidarity and Global Connectedness. It is a philosophy that resonates with the social work perspective of the interconnectedness of all peoples and their environments. It also highlights indigenous knowledge and wisdom.

Save 25% on these social work textbooks. They all share this year's theme of Ubuntu, use code 'WSW21' at checkout to claim your discount! The code is valid until 30th April and excludes U.S. and Canada.

Social work with Aboriginal peoples

A short piece written by Bindi Bennett, author of new publication Aboriginal Fields of Practice. She sheds further light on why this book was so personal for her as well as a reality in day to day social work.

My first frustration was that no one was naming the fact that Aboriginal people are in every single context in which social workers find themselves working in Australia. You simply can’t work in social work and avoid us."

Chapter on Healthcare

Explore a chapter on 'Indigenous health' from the pages of Health Care and Indigenous Australians 3e by Kerry Taylor and Pauline Thompson Guerin. It offers a starting point for learning about cultural safety in an Indigenous health context.

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