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Associate Professor Gotz Ottmann

Senior Lecturer, Social Work/Community and Human Services

School of Arts

Section/Portfolio:

Social Welfare

Location:

Berwick Campus, Online

Alain Touraine: The politics of collective action

This chapter takes as its starting point Touraine’s work on new social movements that explains...

Right-wing nationalist populism and social work; Some definitions and features

The rise of right-wing nationalist populism in our increasingly uncertain world poses serious...

Surveillance, sanctions, and behaviour modification in the name of far-right nationalism; The rise of authoritarian ‘welfare’ in Australia

This chapter provides a sketch of how the confluence of opportunistic right-wing populist...

The Challenge of Right-wing Nationalist Populism for Social Work; A Human Rights Approach

Right-wing nationalist populism poses direct attacks on social tolerance, human rights discourse,...

Refractory interventions; The incubation of Rival epistemologies in the margins of Brazilian social work

In Epistemologies of the South, Boaventura Sousa Santos argues that the most important struggle...

Exploring Community-Based Aged Care with Aboriginal Elders in three Regional and Remote Australian Communities: A qualitative study

While a small body of literature focuses on various facets of aged care services delivered to...

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Giorgio Agamben - Sovereign power, bio-politics and the totalitarian tendencies within societies

This chapter focuses on Giorgio Agamben’s work on power, sovereignty, bare life, and...

Nationalist Populism and Social Work

This article outlines how the current rise in right-wing populism poses a threat to social work’s...

Placement Interviews at the Interface of Cultural Diversity and Standardised Requirements

Field education placements permit social work students to gain practical experience employing...

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Social Work in Australia: Context, Content and Challenges.

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Systems of Health Care Delivery

Textbook- An updated new edition of the must-have textbook for Diploma of Nursing students in...

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Barriers and Enablers to Safeguarding Children and Adults within a Disability Services Context: Insights from an Australian Delphi Study

Research conducted in the 1990s revealed the tragic irony that exposure to the disability support...

Key Design Considerations Using a Cohort Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomised Trial in Evaluating Community-Based Interventions: Lessons Learnt from an Australian Domiciliary Aged Care Intervention Evaluation

The ‘stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial’ (SW-CRT) harbours promise when for ethical or...

The need to know: The information needs of parents of infants with an intellectual disability—a qualitative study

Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the information needs of parents of infants with an...

‘I walk from trouble’: exploring safeguards with adults with intellectual disabilities – an Australian qualitative study

People living with intellectual disabilities have a right to be safe from abuse and neglect and...

The first year: the support needs of parents caring for a child with an intellectual disability

Aim: To describe the support needs of parents caring for a child with an intellectual disability...

Advance care planning for older people in Australia presenting to the emergency department from the community or residential aged care facilities

The purpose of this retrospective, cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence of...

Fostering resilience later in life: A narrative approach involving people facing disabling circumstances, carers and members of minority groups

Over the last two decades, the concept of resilience has become the focus of a growing body of...

In-reach nursing services improve older patient outcomes and access to emergency care

Aims: To identify the impact of in-reach services providing specialist nursing care on outcomes...

Quantitative Assessment of ADL: A Pilot Study of Upper Extremity Reaching Tasks

Effective telerehabilitation technologies enable patients with certain physiological disabilities...

Safeguarding children and adults with intellectual, developmental and sensory disability from neglect and abuse

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Self-directed community services for older Australians: A stepped capacity-building approach

Consumer-directed care (CDC) is increasingly widespread among aged care service options in...

A systematic narrative review of consumer-directed care for older people: Implications for model development

Consumer-directed care is increasingly becoming a mainstream option in community-based aged care....

Bouncing Back Later in Life: How to Build Resilience and Lead a More Fulfilling Life

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Communication pathways in community aged care: An Australian study

Background: Health and social care practitioners collaborate in discharge planning for older...

Mixed method approaches in open-ended, qualitative, exploratory research involving people with intellectual disabilities: A comparative methods study

People with intellectual disabilities and their families are increasingly being asked to provide...

Multi-professional communication for older people in transitional care: A review of the literature

Aims and objectives. To synthesise research-reporting literature about multi-professional...

The impact of the expanded nursing practice on professional identify in Denmark

Purpose : This article explores the concept of professional identity of Danish nurses working in...

Coproduction in Practice: Participatory Action Research to Develop a Model of Community Aged Care

Coproduction has become synonymous with innovative approaches to public service delivery in...

Towards a Framework for Implementing Individual Funding Based on an Australian Case Study

Although individual funding is increasingly being used around the globe as a mechanism to fund...

Developing consumer-directed care for people with a disability: 10 lessons for user participation in health and community care policy and program development

This paper outlines 10 lessons derived from the development of a consumer-directed care program...