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The Inside Social Work Podcast

Jun 28, 2020

Liz Andrew- Brake is a qualified Social Worker that is AASW registered. She has been working in the Child Protection field for the past 12+ years. She’s worked in a variety of roles in New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Australia in both government and non-government organisations (Child Protection Social Worker, Case...


Jun 22, 2020

 ‘’Thinking big’’ providing counselling in a women's refuge and starting a social enterprise.

Jen Wiedman 

Jen has had a very diverse and interesting career. In this interview, she shares with listeners some of her journey and what inspired her to become a social worker. We discuss so much in this episode. We...


Jun 14, 2020

In my interview with Ashton Hayes, she shares her journey starting off as a paralegal working in family law. Her career took on a new trajectory as she discovered she felt she could do more hands-on work as a social worker. 

Ashton Hayes (Bachelor of Social Work (Hons); Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice), is...


Jun 2, 2020

Suzanne Doorakkers is an AMHSW and director of a large group practice, Emerald Tree Counselling, in Geelong. Last year Suzanne was elected onto the AASW board and shares some of her experiences being on a board for an organisation she is a member of.

Hear about how Suzanne moved from an interest in science and nursing...