Strategies for working and surviving in isolated rural and mining communities, a seminar paper
Nickson, Amanda (1993) Strategies for working and surviving in isolated rural and mining communities, a seminar paper. In: Community Development Case Studies: an Australian Community Development Resource Book. Partnership Press, Melbourne, pp. 28-29.
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Providing social work and community work services in rural, remote and mining communities often involves providing limited visiting services by professionals who drive or fly in to communities on either a regular or irregular basis. How to develop trusting relationships with such communities and also provide valued services can be a challenge. Strategies to survive and thrive professionally in this context are identified and discussed. Overcoming professional isolation, burnout and some hints on self care are also detailed.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Non-Research)|
|Keywords:||rural and remote, social work, community development, strategies|
|FoR Codes:||16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160799 Social Work not elsewhere classified @ 50%|
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940199 Community Service (excl. Work) not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||18 Oct 2012 16:29|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2012 18:01|
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