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Margaret Pack

Margaret Pack is Associate Professor of Social Work and Deputy Head of School, Allied Health Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia. Her research interests include trauma and stress, theories of clinician self-care, and social workers’ theories for practice. She has worked in a national sexual abuse trauma centre with survivors of sexual abuse trauma as specialist case manager. Her career has included practice as a mental health social worker, where she has developed new services and managed staff as a team leader. Originally from New Zealand, she coordinated a national post graduate programme at Victoria University of Wellington and led a team of social work academics at Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory. She now lives and works in Australia.

Publications

Navigating Practice-Informed Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice: Balancing Multiple Discourses and Competing Claims to Knowledge
Margaret Pack. © 2017. 15 pages.
This chapter explores social workers' application of practice evidence in their everyday work in team and agency contexts. Practice evidence concerns the practitioner seeking...
Picking up the Pieces: Working with Adult Women Sexual Abuse Survivors
Margaret Pack. © 2016. 27 pages.
This chapter reports the findings from a review of contemporary assessment and treatment approaches with adult women who have experienced Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). The social...
Evidence Discovery and Assessment in Social Work Practice
Margaret Pack, Justin Cargill. © 2015. 402 pages.
Social workers play a crucial part in contemporary society by ensuring that individuals are able to address, overcome, and manage obstacles in their daily lives. In an effort to...
Navigating Practice-Informed Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice: Balancing Multiple Discourses and Competing Claims to Knowledge
Margaret Pack. © 2015. 14 pages.
This chapter explores social workers' application of practice evidence in their everyday work in team and agency contexts. Practice evidence concerns the practitioner seeking...
Picking up the Pieces: Working with Adult Women Sexual Abuse Survivors
Margaret Pack. © 2015. 26 pages.
This chapter reports the findings from a review of contemporary assessment and treatment approaches with adult women who have experienced Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). The social...
Conclusion: Beyond Binary Oppositions in Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work
Margaret Pack. © 2015. 12 pages.
This chapter gathers together and synthesises the concepts used and developed throughout this book. These themes include the challenges posed for social work as a profession in...