Prize for social work student

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A social work graduate from Wagga Wagga will receive the inaugural Western District Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) Social Work Prize from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

Bachelor of Social Work graduate Ms Lucy Holbrook will receive the award during a ceremony at

image: http://news.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/image/0007/1187953/CSU-Graduate-Lucy-Holbrook-and-Dr-Cate-Thomas.jpg

CSU graduate Ms Lucy Holbrook and Dr Cate ThomasCharles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga on Monday 15 December.

 

Ms Holbrook has been named the first recipient of the prize following her work placement with Community Services in Wagga Wagga earlier this year.

Ms Holbrook recently returning from a two week CSU Global study trip to south-west India to visit and meet workers in a range of community development and social justice programs.

In congratulating Ms Holbrook, Course Director from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSU in Wagga Wagga Dr Cate Thomas said, "This award is true recognition of the partnership that the Charles Sturt University has with the human services industry.

"I acknowledge FACS for making the award possible. It is also acknowledgement that we are working closely together to ensure our social work and human services programs are contemporary, meeting the needs of industry, and producing professionally ready graduates that are able to take up employment directly after graduation."


Read more at http://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/health/allied-health/prize-for-social-work-student?gBZmb40MQdXCV6Tc.99
Period08 Dec 2014 → 15 Dec 2014

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleClose to 500 receive degrees from CSU
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media typePrint
    CountryAustralia
    Date15/12/14
    Descriptionoverview of graduation and prize
    Producer/AuthorDaily Advertiser
    PersonsCate Thomas

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitlePrize for Social Work Student
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletWIN News
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryAustralia
    Date15/12/14
    DescriptionTelevision interview with student and Cate Thomas
    PersonsCate Thomas
  • TitlePrize for Social Work Student
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletCSU Media
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date08/12/14
    DescriptionA social work graduate from Wagga Wagga will receive the inaugural Western District Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) Social Work Prize from the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

    Bachelor of Social Work graduate Ms Lucy Holbrook will receive the award during a ceremony at

    image: http://news.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/image/0007/1187953/CSU-Graduate-Lucy-Holbrook-and-Dr-Cate-Thomas.jpg
    CSU graduate Ms Lucy Holbrook and Dr Cate ThomasCharles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga on Monday 15 December.

    Ms Holbrook has been named the first recipient of the prize following her work placement with Community Services in Wagga Wagga earlier this year.

    Ms Holbrook recently returning from a two week CSU Global study trip to south-west India to visit and meet workers in a range of community development and social justice programs.

    In congratulating Ms Holbrook, Course Director from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSU in Wagga Wagga Dr Cate Thomas said, "This award is true recognition of the partnership that the Charles Sturt University has with the human services industry.

    "I acknowledge FACS for making the award possible. It is also acknowledgement that we are working closely together to ensure our social work and human services programs are contemporary, meeting the needs of industry, and producing professionally ready graduates that are able to take up employment directly after graduation."

    Read more at http://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/health/allied-health/prize-for-social-work-student?gBZmb40MQdXCV6Tc.99
    URLnews.csu.edu.au/latest-news/health/allied-health/prize-for-social-work-student
    PersonsCate Thomas