How are you showing up in the jobhunting space? With Kate Taylor
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis
7M ago
How are you showing up in the job hunting space? With Kate Taylor Founder and managing director of TaylorCare group Kate Taylor,  runs a recruitment agency in community services for 8 years and is a RUOK Ambassador and entrepreneur.  In this episode Kate Taylor shares some of her tips to improve your resume and cover letter. She talks about how all communication you have is part of the first impression. Listen to the episode to find some ways to improve your resume ,cover letter and some tips to make you more employable and a more successful candidate in the jobhunting space In today ..read more
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9 questions to ask your therapist
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis
7M ago
Things to ask your therapist during your first therapy session Doing some research and planning before your session can help give you a sense of calm and help you work out if the therapist is going to be a good fit for you and your goals/ needs for therapy.  Finding the right professional or professionals and finding the right kind of treatment and support is a fine balance. What are your fees and cancellation policy? What training did you do? What Kind Of Therapy Do You Offer? How Will I Know We’re A Good Fit?”  Do you have experience working with others who are in similar circumst ..read more
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Part 3 Supervision- Understanding Learning Preferences
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis
7M ago
We all have different ways that we like to learn and engage with content. In this episode, I talk through some of the learning preferences that adult learners may have and how to tailor supervision to meet different needs. If you are a supervisor it's really handy to know what works for your supervisee and if you're a supervisee it’s really helpful to know how you like to learn and what you can do and supervision to get the most out of supervision. Join the supervision group for school social workers and school counsellors https://thetherapyhub.com.au/supervision/  Become a Youth Mental H ..read more
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Destigmatising borderline personality disorder and understanding DBT with Yvette Vardy
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by Marie Vakakis and Yvette Vardy
7M ago
Dr Yvette Vardy is a clinical psychologist with twenty years of experience in the treatment of people with borderline personality disorder and those with complex issues and traumatic histories. Dr Yvette Vardy uses evidence-based practices and is passionate about providing treatments that lead to recovery or clinically significant improvements, ensuring clients are left with very tangible and concrete ways to manage themselves and their symptoms differently. She has a private practice in North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia.    Dr Yvette Vardy has established several Dialectical Behav ..read more
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Hello Anxiety with Dr Jodie Richardson
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by Marie Vakakis
7M ago
Dr Jodie Richardson is one of Australia's leading lights in managing anxiety. An educational leader, Dr Jodi Richardson supports parents and teachers to change their relationship with anxiety, dial it right down and light the way for their children and students to do the same. Jodi is a professional speaker supporting whole school communities around Australia, the best-selling author of the books 'Anxious Kids' and 'Anxious Mums', hosts the popular podcast 'Well, hello anxiety' and is a mum of two. Where to find Jodie   Website https://drjodirichardson.com/ Books https://drjodirichardson ..read more
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Purple Carrots: Inclusive drama programs with Silvina D'Alessandro
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis and Silvina D'Alessandro
7M ago
In this week's episode, you’ll hear how Silvina started an inclusive drama program in Canada and ran it successfully there for a number of years before moving to Melbourne and starting it all over again.  Learn more here https://www.purplecarrots.com.au/ Join the supervision group for school social workers and school counsellors   https://thetherapyhub.com.au/supervision/  Become a Youth Mental Health First Aider Face to face in Footscray https://thetherapyhub.com.au/youth-mental-health-first-aid/ Online https://thetherapyhub.com.au/online-youth-mental-health-first-aid/  &n ..read more
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Supervision PART 1
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis
7M ago
Supervision is SO important . It provides a forum for reflection and learning,  review, reflection, critique and replenishment for professional practitioners.   One of the purposes of social work supervision is to enhance the professional skills and competence of the supervisee to achieve positive outcomes for the people with whom they work   Choosing a supervisor   It's crucial to find someone you can work with and trust   Some things to ask or explore - check out their linkedin profile, website or other profiles  What is their background and work experience?&nb ..read more
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Being your authentic self with Coby Liew
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis and Coby Liew
7M ago
We chatted about diversity, sexuality, being authentic in therapy, critical reflection, building trust, and sharing parts of your lived experience. About Coby   Coby is an experienced mental health practitioner with a passion for life, health, and healing. As an advocate for good mental health, he regularly presents at conferences and workshops across different states in Australia and internationally. In addition, he has extensive experience working creatively with children (as young as 6 years old), adolescents, and adults from various backgrounds and cultures, assisting them in identify ..read more
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Moving from the city to the Top End. Working as a social worker in the Northern Territory
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis and Kaitlin Fitzpatrick
7M ago
Katilin is a recent graduate currently working in Katherine NT in an aboriginal controlled health service as a dual diagnosis worker.    The work she does is complex for so many reasons , and she was considering working up to the Northern Territory; she struggled to find any information about what social work would look like in that area. Kaitlin shares with listeners how she has made a network and formed a community, managing boundaries in a small town and being a graduate social worker working away from home.  Resources mentioned by Kaitlin https://ntgpe.org/workingwell/pdf/ka ..read more
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Nothing about us without us , working in mental health advocacy and peer work.
The Inside Social Work Podcast
by Marie Vakakis and Matthew Jackman
7M ago
Working in mental health advocacy and peer work. In this week's episode, Matthew Jackman shares with listeners some of his experiences being a social worker and service user. Matthew has been in the out of home care system and the foster care system as well as having psychiatric mental health services involved in his life.    Matthew encourages us to rethink how we work with clients, to think systemically, and to continue to challenge ourselves as professionals.   What's the most recent book you’ve read?   Feminsit therapy by Bonnie   What's the last tv show you binge ..read more
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