Human services professionals and social workers are concerned with improving the social, economic, personal and communal well being of people. They seek to promote social inclusion and achieve equity, social justice, interdependence and human rights for people who are adversely affected by social and economic factors.
Human services and social work is one of Australia's fastest growing and biggest industries, and one which offers a range of rewarding and exciting possibilities for graduates. We invite you to take up thie challenge to help create a world where children are safe, nurtured and cherished, where older people and people with disabilities are valued, where people with disability can achieve gainful employment and rewarding careers, where young people find meaning in their lives, where people who are homeless can have a home, where people with addictions can get professional help and where communities work together.
"Human services and social work at Griffith - be part of the solution."
Students are completing double degrees, combining Family and Child Studies and Education to keep the horizons as broad as possible
Clinical placements for doctors are becoming harder to find for Universities, but remain the backbone of a good education.
Griffith medicine students learn from week-long patient simulations.