'No coughing for me, but I'm okay!' – Learning to listen to practitioners' body stories in human service work

Mensinga, Jo (2016) 'No coughing for me, but I'm okay!' – Learning to listen to practitioners' body stories in human service work. Australian Childhood Foundation Blog for Professionals, 8 July 2016. pp. 1-3.

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This blog article was authored by Jo Mensinga. Jo is a lecturer in the Social Work and Human Services Program at James Cook University, Cairns and is also a qualified yoga teacher. She worked in child protection, relationship counselling and with women's health issues for 15 years before becoming an academic. Her current research interest is understanding human service workers' use of the body and the ways they construct an embodied professional self in practice.

Item ID: 45809
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: body, domestic violence, cough, worker expereince
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Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2016 02:59
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160701 Clinical Social Work Practice @ 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) > 940112 Families and Family Services @ 50%
94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9405 Work and Institutional Development > 940502 Professions and Professionalisation @ 50%
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