Ms Maree Higgins

Manager of Work Integrated Learning (Social Work, Criminology and Social Research & Policy)
Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)
School of Social Sciences

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 1963
+61 (2) 9662 8991
Room G39, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus

Consultation

Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm

The Work Integrated Learning Unit in SOSS links human service agencies and the corporate sector with students of Social Work, Criminology and Social Research and Policy and associated dual degrees to faclitate the acquisition of the real-world skills required to graduate as professionals and leaders in rapidly evolving employment spaces.

Within the team our philosophy is to provide a personalised and flexible educational experience for students, one that works in partnership with agencies and integrates the best available educational approaches to promote just and sustainable outcomes. 

Engage with us by contacting me at m.higgins@unsw.edu.au

Professional contribution

I bring to my role a holistic understanding of experiential learning, extensive professional practice experience, management skills and ability to educate at a tertiary level.

I am a PhD (Social Work) candidate analysing human rights in consultation with African Families from refugee backgrounds.

Skills and experience

Social Work skills: counselling, supervision, trauma work, casework, referral, networking, advising, listening, managing conflict, administration

Social Work education skills: building relationships, empowering learners, stimulating deep learning, decision making, managing the placement cycle.

 

Training

EO online - fair play on campus

Intro to Narrative Therapy

Learning NVivo 9 - Theory, Practice and Project Development

SPSS

Work place behaviour - bullying course

Interest

singing

hiking

camping

cycling

running

swimming

reading

 

Affiliations and membership

MAASW

MASWWEAS

MAFSAAP

MARACY