Dr Deborah West is Senior Lecturer and Coordinator in Social Work and Welfare Studies at Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territor of Australia.


Publications:
Lenses for Digital Inclusion: A Social Work Framework for Research, Policy and Practice

Underpinned by social work theory and knowledge from the fields of technology, lifelong learning and three research studies, this paper presents an alternative framework for increasing digital inclusion.

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Social Work Contexts: Looking Beyond Our 'Environment'

This paper explores the impact of traditional sociological paradigms to social work theory, models and practice arguing that it limits our understandings and work in the global context.

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Building a Holistic Environmental Model for Global Social Work

This paper argues that existing social work models to not meet current needs and presents the key philosophical underpinnings of an alternative holistic environmental model of social work practice.

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Lifelong Learning, the ‘New Economy’ and the Implications for Wisdom

This paper explores the interplay of lifelong learning, the ‘new economy’ and the implications for our changing understandings of wisdom.

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Social Work Practice: One Avenue of Health Promotion

This presentation will explore particular social work knowledges which promote health and wellbeing.

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