BASocWelf, BSocWk, MChildAdolesWelf
PositionSenior Lecturer in Rural Health (acting)
Campuscampus Wagga Wagga
LocationBuilding 473, room 114
Phone/Faxwork 02 6933 4312
Therese has been with Charles Sturt University since 2012. With over 25 year’s social work practice experience in regional NSW, Therese utilises this knowledge to inform her current role as a senior lecturer in rural health. She is deeply committed to producing ethical, knowledgeable and skilled practitioners who can navigate the changing and complex world of health and human service delivery.
Her ongoing connections in the social work and human services field ensure she maintains currency in her role as an educator. Therese offers mentoring, supervision and leadership, and continues professional writing and conference presentations.
Therese is a proud alumnus of Charles Sturt University, having completed her Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Child and Adolescent Welfare.
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Therese has taught various subjects in the Bachelor of Social Work and Human Services degrees at Charles Sturt University. However, her most significant work has been in managing and coordinating the Social Work Field Education Program, which incorporated subject development and coordination of students, staff and agencies to undertake work place learning (field education) activities across Australia.
In 2017 Therese became a course director, with the following courses included in her portfolio: Master and Graduate Certificate of Gerontology, Master of Leadership in Human Services (with specialisation), Graduate Certificate in Case Management and Coordinated Care, Graduate Certificate in Human Services, and Bachelor of Human Services (with specialisations).
While research activities for Therese have been a minor component in her roles, she continues professional writing and symposium and conference presentations.
Therese is a member of the Australian Association of Social Work.
She has been an integral part of the Wagga Social Work Network for over 20 years, which facilitates and promotes connections and professional development with regionally-based social workers.
She contributes to various working parties in the promotion and development of social work and human services education.