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Researcher: Smith, DA (Ms Debra Smith)

Fields of Research

Social work
Social program evaluation
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Professions and professionalisation
Children's services and childcare
Other commercial services and tourism
Social structure and health
Expanding knowledge in human society
Teaching and curriculum

Career Best Publications

Breaking into the Game: A Mentoring Program in Research, Writing and Publication for Social Work Academics; Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education
International students in Bachelor of Social Work programs across Australia: A case for special educational consideration?; Australian Social Work
Using Peer Support Groups in Social Work Field Education Programs; Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education

Research Publications

Breaking into the Game: A Mentoring Program in Research, Writing and Publication for Social Work Academics; Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education
EVALUATION REPORT OF NATIONAL COMORBIDITY INITIATIVE: Supervision of Social Work Students Undertaking Placements in Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Project
International students in Bachelor of Social Work programs across Australia: A case for special educational consideration?; Australian Social Work
Social Work Student Satisfaction with Models of Placement Supervision: A Student Survey
Student satisfaction with models of field placement supervision; Australian Social Work
Using Peer Support Groups in Social Work Field Education Programs; Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education
“What Are They Really Doing?” An Exploration of Student Learning Activities in Field Placement; Australian Social Work

Research Projects

George Town Community Health and Welfare Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision