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World Social Work Day 2015

This year's theme forWorld Social Work Dayis‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’....

Protecting Children or Systems?

“There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they can grow up in peace.” Kofi AnnanAs Queensland gears up for a State Election PeakCare is asking pertinent questions about child pro...

AASW Conference was fantastic but where were the child protection workers?

Congratulations to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) for conducting a well-organised, entertaining and highly informative Biennial Conference. Held in Townsville from 4th to 6th November, the Conference was incredibly well-attended and featured a range of high calibre keynote and session speakers.PeakCare Queensland was pleased to sponsor the Conference’s Welcome Cockt...

The Cost of Not Paying the Price ...

In March this year I wrote a blog post regarding pay equity, “The price we pay when we won’t pay the price”. I’m revisiting it today because this is the National Day of Action for Pay Equity that I alluded to in my former post. Whilst there have been a couple of significant changes, the issues of pay equity are still largely unresolved and need to remain...

Professional Development: A Timely Idea!

“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”~ Brian TracyIt’s been a pretty exciting couple of weeks around PeakCare. Not only have we been coping with the aftermath of the flooding in Brisbane and Queensland wide, we have also been hard at work putting the finishing touche...

Strut Your Stuff!

Dear Child Protection Professionals,If you are reading this post, you have found PeakCare’s professional practice blog. Well done!We know how committed and keen our sector is to undertake and promote best practice through ongoing professional development. We also know how difficult it can be to get out of the office or away from your desk. Enter this blog as a creative PeakCare solut...