Dr Carole Zufferey
|Division/Portfolio:||Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences|
|School/Unit:||School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy|
|Telephone:||+61 8 830 24782|
|Fax:||+61 8 830 24377|
|URL for Business Card:||http://people.unisa.edu.au/Carole.Zufferey|
Welcome to my home page. I have been working at the University of South Australia as a tutor, course coordinator and researcher since 2002. I have been employed as a research associate at the Australian Centre for Child Protection (ACCP) and the Research Centre for Gender Studies (RCGS). Prior to entering academia I was a social worker and worked in the areas of child protection, aged care, disability, mental health and homelessness in Australia and the UK. I am currently employed as a lecturer at the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy.
- I have taught in the following courses at the School of Social Work and Social Policy:
- Professional Development
- Contemporary Practice Approaches
- Human Service Intervention
- Group Work
- Group Work and Counselling
- Studies in Families
- Social Enquiry Methods
- Planning and Evaluation in the Human Services
- Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing
|WELF 5059||Interpersonal Violence|
|WELF 5102||Innovative Social Work Practice with Children and Families|
|WELF 3021||Advanced Practice in Social Work|
|WELF 3015||Managing Individualised Service Delivery|
Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of South Australia,2008
Master of Social Work (MSW), University of South Australia,2001
Bachelor of Social Administration (B.Soc Admin), Flinders University of South Australia, 1989
Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Anthropology (BA), University of Adelaide, 1984
- My research interests are homelessness, social work practice and education, domestic violence, employment, mental health and child protection.
Arney, Fiona, Lange, Ruth and Zufferey, Carole (2010) ‘Responding to Parents with Complex Needs who are involved with statutory child protection services’, in Scott, Dorothy and Arney, Fiona (eds) Working with Vulnerable Families, Cambridge University Press, NSW.
Refereed Journal Articles and Conference Papers:
Zufferey, C (2012) ‘Not knowing that I do not know and not wanting to know’: reflections of a white Australian social worker’, to International Social Work (published online 17 May 2012 DOI: 10.1177/0020872812436624)
Zufferey, C (2012) ‘Jack of all trades, master of none?’ Social work identity and homelessness in Australian cities, Journal of Social Work, 12(5), 510-527.
Zufferey, C & Gibson, C (2012) ‘Social Work Education and Children’, Australian Social Work DOI:10.1080/0312407X.2012.708938
Zufferey, C (2011) Invited Editorial, Homelessness, social policy and social work: a way forward, Australian Social Work, 64(3), p. 241-244
Arney, F., Zufferey, C. & Lange R. (2010) “Mental Health is one Issue. The Child is Another Issue, Issues Bounce Back and Clash Against Each Other” : Facilitating Collaboration Between Child Protection and Mental Health Services, Communities, Children and Families, 5 (1), p. 21-34.
Zufferey Carole (2009) Making Gender Visible: Social Work Responses to Homelessness, Affilia, Vol. 24, No. 4, 382-393
Zufferey, Carole (2009) ‘Teaching about homelessness, with a focus on children and families, as an emerging area of social work practice’, Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 11(1), p.109-116.
Zufferey, Carole; Scott, Dorothy and Gibson, Christine (2009) ‘Making Children Visible in Social Work Education’ Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 11(1), p.9-30.
Zufferey, Carole (2008) Homelessness, Social Work, Social Policy and the Print Media in Australian Cities, Social Work and Society, The International Online Only Journal, 6 (2) http://www.socwork.net/2008/2/researchnotes/zufferey
Zufferey, Carole (2008) Responses to Homelessness in Australian Cities: Social Worker Perspectives, Australian Social Work, 61(4), p. 356-370.
Zufferey, Carole and Chung, Donna (December 2006) Representations of Homelessness in the Australian Print Media: Some Implications for Social Policy, Just Policy, No.42, p 33-38.
Zufferey, Carole and Kerr, Lorraine (December 2004), Identity and everyday experiences of homelessness: Some implications for social work, Australian Social Work, 57 (4), p.343-353.
Conference and Seminar Presentations:
Horsell, C & Zufferey, C (2012) Emotions and Homelessness, Peer Reviewed Paper, TASA Conference, Brisbane
Zufferey, C, Chung, D & Franzway, S (2012) Not on people's radar: employer responses to intimate partner violence,Peer Reviewed Paper, TASA Conference, Brisbane
Wache, D & Zufferey, C (2012)Connecting with the African-Student Diaspora in Australian Higher Education, Peer Reviewed Paper, HERDSA Conference, http://conference.herdsa.org.au/2012/
Zufferey, C (2010) Representations of Homelessness in the Australian Print Media,Peer Reviewed Paper, TASA Conference, Sydney
2008 Zufferey, Carole, Franzway, Suzanne and Chung Donna, The impact of domestic violence on women's employment, National Council of Single Mothers and their Children (NCSMC)Conference 2008, 22 -23 May, Adelaide, Sole Parenting In A Changing Political Climate
2007 Franzway, Suzanne and Zufferey, Carole, Domestic Violence and Women's Employment,Our work...Our lives, 2nd National conference on women and industrial relations, 20-21 September, Adelaide, SA
2006 Arney, Fiona, Zufferey, Carole and Lange, Ruth, Evaluation of an innovative program to enhance intersectoral collaboration between mental health and child protection services: The Mental Health Liaison Project, Australian Centre for Child Protection, May 2006
2004 Zufferey, Carole, Social Work and Homelessness in Australian Cities, Global Social Work Congress, Adelaide, October 2004
Theses and Reports:
Chung, D., Zufferey, C. & Powell, A. (2012) Preventing Violence against Women in the Workplace by, for Vichealth (ISBN: 978-1-921822-31-5 March 2012, Publication Number: P-035-GEN_A) Can be found at: http://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/workplace#evidence
Zufferey, C (2012) Responding to Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence in DFC (March 2012) for South Australian Government
Franzway, Suzanne, Zufferey, Carole and Chung, Donna (2009) Sustainable Economic Futures: Women, Work and Domestic Violence, Research Centre for Gender Studies, University of South Australia (for the Department of Families and Communities (DFC), and Office for Women (OFW), South Australian Government).
Arnold, Lynette; Maio-Taddeo, Carmel; Scott, Dorothy and Zufferey, Carole (2008) Professionals Protecting Children-Child Protection and Social Work Education in Australia. Australian Centre for Child Protection.
Zufferey, Carole; Arney, Fiona and Lange, Ruth (2006) Evaluation of the Mental Health Liaison Project Interim Report and Recommendations-Worker Perspectives, (January 2006); Final Report and Recommendations-Worker and Parent Perspectives(July 2006) Australian Centre for Child Protection, University of SA
PhD Thesis: Homelessness, Social Work, Social Policy and the Print Media in Australian Cities (2008)
Masters (Coursework) thesis: Identity and Everyday Experiences of Homelessness: Personal Stories from Aboriginal and Non Aboriginal men and women (2001)
social work theory-practice
social work education
issues for single parents
child well being and protection
addressing inequalities related to gender, culture and class
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