Ms Louise ( Lou ) Johnston
|Work Phone||(02) 4921 6702|
|Fax||(02) 4921 6995|
School of Humanities and Social Science
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||W220, Behavioural Sciences|
- Bachelor of Social Work
- Indicators of work readiness in social work graduates
- Indigenous students
- Professional Supervision
- Work Integrated Learning
Social work education
Student preparation for practice
2011 - Team member: "Renewing social work curriculum about non-heterosexualities to support student experience and increase professional development", UoN Teaching and Learning Project Grant ($10,000).
2011 - Team member: "Indicators of work readiness in social work students", UoN External Relations Project Grant ($7,000).
2010 - Coordinator: "Cultural connections in learning for Indigenous Social Work students", UoN Equity Initiative Grant ($6,500).
Body relevant to professional practice.
- Member - Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
Work Integrated Learning Staff of the Year Award 2012
UoN, Faculty of Education and Arts (Australia)
In recognition and appreciation of outstanding academic achievement, performance and contribution to the University of Newcastle and wider community. Project: 'Big Day Out' and 'Big Day In' - field preparation activities for second year Bachelor of Social Work students.
- Experience based learning
- Field Education Preparation
- Professional supervision
- Schools and communities
- Social policy