• Decolonising social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand 

      McNabb, David (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER), 2019-07)
      The social work education sector has a vital role to play in advancing the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples. Global and national standards reinforce this requirement and regulatory frameworks identify decolonising ...
    • Developing a collaborative methodology for research with community groups 

      Gremillion, Helen (Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 2013-11-11)
      This ‘short communication’ considers four different methodological approaches for ethnographic research projects that engage community groups when the research topic is contested amongst group members. I locate my ...
    • Effective programmes for NEET young people : a case study evaluation 

      Benseman, John (2006)
      The transition phase of moving from compulsory schooling to tertiary training, education or employment is an important part of the life cycle in most societies. When this transition is achieved successfully, young people ...
    • Effectiveness of the Breaking Ground programme in transforming parenting skills and practice 

      Wong, M.; Beekmans, T.; Taliaoa, F.; Oades, L. (Unitec ePress, 2021-11-18)
      The Breaking Ground programme was an 18-month pilot programme to support families and parents in a mana-enhancing process while developing parenting skills and practices, focused on intensive family intervention. Practitioners ...
    • The effects of the 2021 Delta lockdown in Aotearoa New Zealand: A thematic analysis of some preliminary material to inform a future research question 

      Rangiwai, Byron; Aliioaiga, E.; Cook, M.; Latu, F.; Tukutau, M. (Auckland University of Technology, 2022-03-01)
      This paper is based on preliminary material gathered about the effects of the 2021 Delta lockdown in Aotearoa New Zealand. The preliminary material was gathered via a questionnaire and analysed using reflexive thematic ...
    • Embedding learning for future and imagined communities in portfolio assessment 

      Romova, Zina; Andrew, Martin B. (Unitec ePress, 2015-09-15)
      In tertiary contexts where adults study writing for future academic purposes, teaching and learning via portfolio provides them with multiple opportunities to create and recreate texts characteristic of their future and ...
    • An emergency response to ‘going off your face’ at school 

      Epston, David (2012)
      Glen, aged nine, has been threatened to be expelled from an exemplary school on account of his uncontrollable and dangerous rages. David Epston contrives with Glen and his family to ‘team up’ against the reputation this ...
    • Experiencing women’s advocacy : connections with and departures from a feminist socio-political movement to end violence against women 

      Neville, Diane Woolson; Dodson, Giles (Unitec ePress, 2015-08-13)
      This article examines how contemporary women’s advocates working in New Zealand with women experiencing intimate partner violence regard their work and how these experiences both connect with and depart from a feminist ...
    • A family and community approach to stealing 

      Ingamells, Kay; Epston, David (Guilford Publications, Inc., 2013)
      Stealing, a common problem of childhood and adolescence, is often regarded as an expression of distress and is associated with parental “distance” and family breakups, especially in older children (Patterson 1982, p. 263). ...
    • Financial self-efficacy scale for people living in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ FSES) 

      Nguyen, Hoa; Shafi, H.M. (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      As indicated by the increased amount of literature that examines the role of financial self-efficacy in current or future financial behaviours, it is important to have a valid and reliable tool to measure financial ...
    • Happiness is not only your right, it’s your duty : the new age spiritism of Salto Quântico 

      Stone, Emma (University of California Press, 2016)
      Salto Quântico is a rapidly growing religious movement based in Aracaju, Brazil. Syncretising New Age, Spiritist and Christian precepts, the group exposes followers to spiritual discourse and ideology imparted by enlightened ...
    • Hopo: The dread that clings 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Auckland University of Technology, 2021-07-27)
      HOPO is a term that has many definitions and explanations. This is complicated further by the fact that te reo Māori does not translate directly into English. There is very little literature concerning hopo. What does exist ...
    • Housing issues in Auckland 

      Haigh, David (Auckland District Council of Social Service Inc. (ADCOSS), 2016-02)
      Recently, I went to hear Alan Johnson (Salvation Army Policy Analyst) speak on the topic of housing, and how Auckland itself got into this mess. Here are some of my thoughts on that speech. Alan Johnson started by asking ...
    • Impacts of poverty 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      In Aotearoa New Zealand there is a strong link between poverty and certain impacts such as physical health problems, psychological wellbeing, housing, education, food insecurity and social status. These impacts are closely ...
    • International social work: Bodies with organs 

      Rennie, Gavin; Gray, Mel (2007)
      Many of our colleagues have asked us to write a paper for an Australian and New Zealand audience on international social work and, as we shall see, there are various bodies with vital organs, with apologies to Deleuze ...
    • Intersections of immigration law and family violence: Exploring barriers for ethnic migrant and refugee background women 

      Ayallo, Irene (Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, 2021-12-23)
      INTRODUCTION: Action on family violence remains a policy priority for the New Zealand government. Accordingly, this article explores the Immigration New Zealand’s Victims of Family Violence (VFV) visa. Specifically, it ...
    • Interview with Neil Smith 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      This interview with Neil Smith, carried out in 2002, is the second in a series of interviews with practitioners who have made significant contributions to the field of community development in Aotearoa New Zealand. Neil ...
    • The Jesus of K Road: Theological reflections on Māori and homelessness 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Auckland University of Technology, 2021-11-26)
      This paper reflects on my observations of, and casual discussions with, Māori experiencing homelessness, specifically, during the current lockdown in Auckland which began on 17 August 2021. It is important for those who ...
    • Lay members of New Zealand research ethics committees : who and what do they represent? 

      Gremillion, Helen; Tolich, Martin; Bathurst, Ralph (Sage Publications, 2015)
      Since the 1988 Cartwright Inquiry, lay members of ethics committees have been tasked with ensuring that ordinary New Zealanders are not forgotten in ethical deliberations. Unlike Institutional Review Boards (IRBs, or ethics ...
    • Māori theology and syncretism 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Sage on behalf of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga = Māori Centre of Research Excellence, 2021-08-10)
      Syncretism will never be a word used at the dinner tables of whānau (family) or at the marae (Māori communal gathering places) for it is ingrained in a specifically theological world. However, the concept behind the word ...

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