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How to do a book review and look super intelligent at the same time Jun 28, 2022
Remember at school when we had to do book reviews? That was the start of analytical thinking – of reading more into the situation and understanding a context rather than a single chapter, sentence or word. Looking for the sub text – what is being said without being said; the...
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Book Club: The Ant and the Elephant Aug 25, 2021

What does an ant and an elephant have in common with you? If you read The Ant and the Elephant for book club on Thursday evening then you may have a really good idea.

Monthly book club is open to our newsletter subscribers only.

From the link sent to you via the newsletter, jump on at 7.30pm for...

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Heal Country when AASW Listens to Elders Jul 08, 2021

 

It is NAIDOC week and the theme is "Heal Country." What does that mean to you? Watch the video to see what it means to others.

Many white Australians may not even know the origins of NAIDOC:

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its...

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May Grace be with me (this is not a religious post). Jun 24, 2021

I left my home 14 weeks ago to move to the wilds of Cape York Peninsula...because that's where my husband lives and I really missed him.

An animal lover, I left my home and two cats in the capable hands of a cat loving caretaker. But, one of the cats, Gracious, had not been seen by anyone since...

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Sometimes knowledge takes longer to grow: date change for launch Jun 14, 2021

Cherubs, I apologise profusely: the launch date has changed to

Saturday, 9.30am (AEST), 10th July.

I am pulled in three different directions right at the initial launch time and the urgent one has taken precedence over the original launch date.

I will be away from my home office, and while I can...

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How to teach your child to be happily empowered, not a trapped codependent Jun 06, 2021

Whether it's your actual or inner child that needs to hear this,

you are not ever responsible for anyone else's feelings and always responsible for your own.

When you think you are responsible for someone else's feelings, or your positive feelings about yourself rely on you hearing good things...

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How to WIN Career Support and Create POWERFUL International Networks May 31, 2021

If you are in the Human or Community Services, at any level, or are thinking about entering our sector (from working in aged/residential care through to going to uni to do Social Work/Psychology or similar) I have something for you.

Our people industry is a wonderful place to work. It does,...

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How to safely encourage change using perfect formulas of motivation May 08, 2021

Here's the replay of the May 8, 2021 free communication strategy webinar.

*TRIGGER WARNING: I use a domestic violence situation to show how the debriefing, clear and accountable communication formulas can be used with a friend. Of course, the formulas are transferrable to any situation....you...

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AASW QLD Social Policy Subcommittee – Call for members Apr 29, 2021

The AASW QLD Social Policy Subcommittee is seeking social workers from north Queensland and far north Queensland to join our committee. 

The Queensland Social Policy Subcommittee is committed to engaging with critical policy, advocacy and social justice issues that impact Queensland and...

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How to immediately absolve focus and develop a long term caring side. Apr 28, 2021

Group and team work is interesting. You need just the right mix of people to oil the machine nicely to ensure that a healthy balance of task, maintenance and nurture keeps the machine rolling as you want it to role.

Task focused people get shit done! They see the solution and immediately head...

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How to quickly reach someone by talking to them in their love language Apr 23, 2021

You know how it is at work; some colleagues do not like to be spoken to or praised (embarrassing much) whereas others cry behind the stationary room door if you don't recognise the great job they've been doing!

Does your head in right! But, ...

How many of us treat our kids differently...

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Fertilise and grow good relationships Apr 19, 2021

Any long term lover, friend or parent will tell you that intimate relationships with family or friends are hard work and need constant management.

Relationships are like a garden: You cannot have a beautiful garden unless you pull the weeds on a regular basis and feed the plants with...

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