The Social Work Stories Podcast
Social Work in a Maximum Security Prison: A Story of Creative Practice in Social Work (Ep. 15 Redux)

Social Work in a Maximum Security Prison: A Story of Creative Practice in Social Work (Ep. 15 Redux)

January 12, 2021

Our team is taking a break to enjoy the Aussie summer and exhale after a long year. But we didn't want to leave you without. So please enjoy a replay of one of our favourite episodes, "Social Work in a Maximum Security Prison: A Story of Creative Practice in Social Work".

 

When a social worker works in a maximum security prison, and she opens with the line - "He was really intimidating!", you can be sure it will be a story worth listening to. Join your hosts Lis & Mim as they unpack the creative practice of another one of our fantastic social work storytellers. 

 

Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producers - Ben Joseph & Justin Stech, with special thanks to Brenna Lorkin.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

 

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Removing the Children, Receiving a Mug - A Child Protection Story - Ep. 06 Redux

Removing the Children, Receiving a Mug - A Child Protection Story - Ep. 06 Redux

December 29, 2020

Our team is taking a break to enjoy the Aussie summer and exhale after a long year. But we didn't want to leave you without. So please enjoy a replay of one of our favourite episodes, "Removing the Children, Receiving a Mug":

Join your hosts Mim & Lis as they take a few steps into the dynamic and challenging world of social work in the child and family sector. Be prepared to be challenged and inspired by this story of an early-career social worker thrown into a difficult situation.

Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producers - Ben Joseph & Justin Stech.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

 

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A Social Worker, A Client, and a Long Journey of Support - Ep. 49

A Social Worker, A Client, and a Long Journey of Support - Ep. 49

December 15, 2020

This one is a little different - join Lis and Mim for one story from two perspectives -  the social worker and the client both! Hear the way Bek and Paul have worked together for over a decade, learned from each other, and journeyed through multiple crises. This incredible story will break your heart, sew hope, and challenge your perspective - it certainly astounded our team!

 

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

 

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

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Social Work from an Aboriginal Perspective - Exploring Cultural Load - Ep. 48

Social Work from an Aboriginal Perspective - Exploring Cultural Load - Ep. 48

December 2, 2020

Join Mim and friend of the podcast Denkia Thomas for a story from a social worker who shares her perspective on being Aboriginal and practicing social work. In this vibrant story, she details the richness of cultural understanding within her practice, but also the challenges of "cultural load".

This episode may contain some terms and concepts that are not familiar to some of our listeners, especially those who live outside of Australia. Here's a handy guide to some of the terms you may have heard, and what they mean.

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Credits:

Hosts - Dr. Mim Fox and Denika Thomas

Producer - Justin Stech and Lis Murphy

Editing - Hamish Cole

Assistant Producers - Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

Social Work Stories©️ (Copyright 2 December 2020)

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Social Work with Gender & Sexuality Diverse Communities - Ep. 47

Social Work with Gender & Sexuality Diverse Communities - Ep. 47

November 17, 2020

Join Lis and Mim for a conversation with Sarah Etter, who shares insights into work with gender and sexually diverse communities. The discussion delves into both the big-picture concepts of equality-building, and many practical tips for weaving inclusivity and respect into your practice, no matter what context you work within. Sarah generously shares with us their passion and motivation, lived experience, and wisdom from the field.

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

Social Work Stories©️ (Copyright 17 November 2020)

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46. Professional Grief and the Wilderness of the Soul

46. Professional Grief and the Wilderness of the Soul

November 3, 2020

Join Lis and Mim for a story from a social worker who shares her story of navigating grief, loss, and the practical challenges that arise when someone passes away. Working with a father who is a carer for his adult son, and who also has an end-stage cancer diagnosis, this social worker discusses the balance of logistical and emotional support, as well as processing her own professional grief. This is a rich practice story about the complexities of human work, and how to stay connected with your clients and yourself in the process of doing social work.

 

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

Social Work Stories©️ (Copyright 3 November 2020)

 

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45: Working With Families of Children Who Use Violence - Reflective Practice in a Delicate Space

45: Working With Families of Children Who Use Violence - Reflective Practice in a Delicate Space

October 20, 2020

Join our hosts Mim and Lis for something a little different - a conversation with a social worker who shares insight into her unique practice space, working with the families of children who use violence against their parents. This social worker talks about the value of reflective practice, and discusses the importance of learning from both the successes and failures that we have along the way. There's also helpful discussion on looking for the family members who tend to be forgotten in the midst of responding to behavioural issues. We think you'll enjoy this episode, and can't wait to hear your feedback!

 

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Editing: Hamish Cole.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

Social Work Stories©️ (Copyright 20 October 2020)

 

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44: Social Work During a Bushfire - Safety in Chaos

44: Social Work During a Bushfire - Safety in Chaos

October 6, 2020

Join Mim and Lis, as well as our producer Justin, as they listen to a social worker share her story of working in a bushfire evacuation centre. Hear the way social work practice can support communities in the midst of a crisis, and the surprising way it can impact the people as they process these traumatic events. Our team talks more about the unexpected moments you encounter while working with individuals, and Justin shares more of his own experiences working in bushfire-effected communities. 

 

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

Social Work Stories©️ (Copyright 6 October 2020)

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43: Touching Base - An update from the Social Work Stories Team

43: Touching Base - An update from the Social Work Stories Team

September 22, 2020

Join your hosts Mim & Lis as they share an update from the Social Work Stories team. There are comings and going, plans and changes, and a lot of news to update you on. 

Do you have thoughts, want to contribute a story or question for the team, or just say hello? Send us an email on socialworkstoriespodcast@gmail.com - we'd love to hear from you!

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Credits:

Hosts - Lis Murphy and Dr. Mim Fox.

Producer - Justin Stech.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole, Noni Reginato and Felix Kiefel-Johnson.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

 

Contact us online at www.socialworkstories.com, follow our facebook page or use the handle @SOWKStoriesPod on twitter or instagram.

42: The Hip Hop Social Worker vs Social Work Stories

42: The Hip Hop Social Worker vs Social Work Stories

September 8, 2020

An exciting conversation with fellow social work podcaster Christopher Scott (a.k.a The Hip Hop Social Worker). We hope you enjoy this fusion of social work podcasts and that it sparks some interesting thoughts for you along the way.

 

Do you have thoughts, want to contribute a story or question for the team, or just say hello? Send us an email on socialworkstoriespodcast@gmail.com - we'd love to hear from you!

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Credits:

Hosts - Dr Mim Fox, Christopher Scott, and Ben Joseph.

Producers - Justin Stech and Lis Murphy.

Assistant Producers - Hamish Cole and Noni Reginato.

Music - 'Mama' by Ben Grace (copyright 2018). Find on Spotify, or at www.bengracemusic.com

 

Contact us online at www.socialworkstories.com, follow our facebook page or use the handle @SOWKStoriesPod on twitter or instagram.

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