Hilary Gallagher Bachelor of Physics (honors) Diploma in Social Work, Master of Social Work After graduating with an Honours degree in Physics from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Hilary worked in a number of social welfare settings around the world before deciding to transfer to social work. Hilary then studied a Diploma in Social Work, the professional qualifier at the time, concurrently with a Research Masters. Hilary is a qualified social worker and has worked in health, disability, mental health and community settings in Scotland and Australia. Her research and practice interests centre on field education and social justice issues particularly with regards to people who have a disability. Southern Cross University is piloting an online learning program across the Masters of Social Work and Hilary is currently embedding this within the field education units.
Getting the most out of electronic portfolios: pedagogy and benefits (forthcoming) (with Mark Hughes and Lester Thompson), Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education (2015)
Autism and the cognitive processing triad: a case for revising the criteria in the diagnostic and statistical manual (with Andrew Cashin, Claire Newman, and Mark Hughes), Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2012)
TOPIC: The next iteration of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is due...
Homeless being supported through the Surfers Paradise Anglican Crisis Care (SPACC) Service, PHN Gold Coast (Australian Government) (2015)
Homelessness: Local Issues, ABC North Coast with Joanna Shoebridge (2015)
Cross-border talks are underway on how to help homeless people on the Gold Coast, ABC Gold Coast, ABC North Coast (2015)
Homelessness and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, ABC Gold Coast (2015)
Collaborative approaches to Field Education (with J. Williams and M. Seaman), Griffith University Field Education Forum (2014)
Exploring the benefits of an ePortfolio in a Master of Social Work Program (with Mark Hughes and Lester Thompson), Southern Cross University Festival of Teaching (2013)
Rethinking Field Education, Griffith University Symposium: Learn, Innovate, Grow (2012)
The role of reflection in integrating academic learning with work place practice in Field Education, Southern Cross University Festival of Teaching (2011)
Inter-Professional Student Placements in a University Health Clinic, Combined University Field Education Symposium (2015)
A universitycommunity partnership: working together to increase placement opportunities for social work and social welfare students, Working Together for Young People: State Youth Affairs Conference (2014)
A university-community partnership: working together to increase placement opportunities for social work and social welfare students (with Joanne Williams and Matthew Seaman), Youth Affairs Network Queensland Conference (2014)
An evaluation framework for the use of a personalised online learning environment in a social work program (with Mark Hughes), Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development Conference (2014)
The online technology, Pebble+ was recently embedded in the curriculum of the new Master of...