After a long career in direct social work practice and social work service management, I am now applying this rich experience to social work education and research.
Australia Medal, January 2010
Consultant, social work and practice research, NSW Health Local Health Divisions
Co-teacher, Professional Practice Supervision, Sydney School of Education and Social Work Office of Professional Learning
Member, Australian Social Work Review Panel
Program accreditor, Australian Association of Social Workers
Member, Social Work Health Inequalities Network
Chair Academic Board Australian Institute of Relationship Studies
Reviewer, Social Work Service, Central Adelaide Health Network
Giles R., Vertigan A. & Epstein I. (2011). Clinical Data Mining in Allied Health. (1st ed.), Sydney: Sydney University Press.
Giles R., Irwin J., Lynch D. & Waugh F. (2010). In the Field: From Learning to Practice. (1st ed.), Melbourne: Oxford University.
Pockett, R, Giles, R. (2008). Critical Reflection: Generating theory from practice. The graduating social work student experience. Sydney: Darlington Press.
Selected book chapters
Giles, R., & Pockett, R. (2019). "Supporting diversity and finding congruity in social work field education". In F. Gardner, J. Theobald, N. Long & H. Hickson (Ed.), Field education: Creating successful placements Docklands, Victoria: Oxford University Press.
Giles, R., & Pockett, R. (2013). "Critical reflection in social work education". In J. Fook and F. Gardner (Eds.), Critical Reflection in Context: Applications in health and social care (pp. 208–218), Oxon: Routledge.
Selected journal articles
Egan, S., Waugh, F., Giles, R., & Bowles, W. (2017). "Authentic assessment: Partners in developing a web-based guide". Social Work Education, 36(6), 731–744. DOI:10.1080/02615479.2017.1303042
Lalayants, M., Epstein, I., Auslander, G., Chan, W., Fouche, C., Giles, R., Joubert, L., Rosenne, H., & Vertigan, A. . (2013). "Clinical data-mining: Learning from practice in international settings". International Social Work, 56(6), 775–797. DOI:10.1177/0020872811435370
Laragy, C., Bland, R., Giles, R., & Scott, V. (2013). "Australian Practice Standards nine years on: Are they useful?". International Social Work, 56(5), 644–658. DOI:10.1177/0020872812436623
Roslyn Giles. (2009). "Developing a Health Equality Imagination: Hospital practice challenges for health social work practice". International Social Work, 52, 525–537.
Roslyn Giles, Susan Gould, Chris Hart & Jennifer Swancot. (2007). "Clinical Priorities: Strengthening Social Work Practice in Health". Australian Social Work, 60(2), 147–165.
Selected conference papers
Giles R., Small A., Irwin J., Lynch D. & Waugh F. (2009). "Learning about Transformational Learning in Social Work Field Education: Mapping the Theory and Applying the process". Auckland NZ, November 2009.
Giles R., Small A., Irwin J., Lynch D. & Waugh F. (2008). "Innovative Pedagogical Strategies: Developing a Community of Learners in Field Education Practice". Durban South Africa, July 2008.