Social work and family dispute resolution

Martin, J and Douglas, K 2007, 'Social work and family dispute resolution', Australian Social Work, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 295-307.


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Title Social work and family dispute resolution
Author(s) Martin, J
Douglas, K
Year 2007
Journal name Australian Social Work
Volume number 60
Issue number 3
Start page 295
End page 307
Total pages 13
Publisher Routledge
Abstract Social workers have a significant role to play in the development and provision of family dispute-resolution services. Recent legislative changes and new directions in mediator accreditation in Australia are influencing education and practices in family dispute resolution. Alongside lawyers and psychologists, social workers constitute one of the main professional groups working in this area. A major contribution of social work is the emphasis on reflexive practices that consider political, social, and economic contextual factors. This is underpinned by a commitment to social justice and practices that focus on issues of access and equity and antidiscriminatory practice.
Subject Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
Keyword(s) social work
family dispute resolution
family law
women
accreditation
DOI - identifier 10.1080/03124070701519660
ISSN 0312-407X
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