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20 July 2016
A rising star in social work
Curtin Bachelor of Social work graduate Julie Verley was recently awarded a 2016 Social Worker of the Year Award in the Rising Star category.
27 May 2016
No stranger to friendship
Making friends can be tough. But Curtin Occupational Therapy graduate, Nicholas Maisey, is looking to change that.
20 January 2016
Nominations open for WA Social Worker Awards
As proud sponsors of the WA Social Worker of the Year Awards we are very excited to announce that nominations for the 2016 awards are now open! We invite our colleagues, friends, family and community to become involved and nominate a dedicated social worker who inspires you in one of the five award categories. Finalists will have a chance to win $1,500 in prize money and a further $3,000 if they are chosen as the 2016 WA Social Worker of the Year. How to nominate.
25 May 2015
Finalists announced for WA Social Worker awards
The 2015 WA Social Worker of the Year Awards Committee has announced the finalists to be honoured at this year’s ceremony on Monday June 8th at the University of Western Australia.
31 October 2014
From OT to politician – The Hon Helen Morton MLC
The Honorable Helen Morton MLC recently visited Curtin’s School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work to talk to students about how she became the state Minister for Mental Health, Disability and Child Protection.
7 October 2014
Curtin lecturer recognised for commitment to mental health
A lecturer from Curtin University has been awarded the McCusker Charitable Foundation Award for Excellence as part of the 2014 Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards.
22 September 2014
Curtin researchers determine the cost of autism in WA first study
Curtin University researchers have determined that a delay in diagnosis of a child with autism spectrum disorder, can result in substantial lifetime costs to an individual, their family and the community.