Faculty of Education and Social Work

Counselling, Human Services and Social Work - Te Kura Tauwhiro Tangata

The School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work brings together academic staff with expertise in teaching, scholarship, research and practice in the main disciplines of social work, counselling and human services. We teach undergraduate programmes in Social Work and Human Services and postgraduate programmes in Social Work, Counselling, Professional Supervision and Social and Community Leadership.

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  • About us

    Our focus is on teaching, research and scholarship in the many diverse fields of practice in counselling, human services.

  • Meet our staff

    We invite you to learn more about our staff, their research and their teaching interests.

  • Research

    Find out more about research in the School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work.

  • Counselling

    Our counselling programmes support our professionals to work collaboratively and creatively to meet the diverse needs of clients in the modern world.

  • The Centre for Community Research and Evaluation

    Find out how you can access research and evaluation mentoring and support for practice research initiatives for your organisation.

  • Social Work

    Our social work team is committed to developing confident and inquiring practitioners who seek to utilise and undertake research.

  • Social and Community Leadership

    Find out about our two new postgraduate programmes in social and community leadership.

  • Postgraduate courses

    Search our Course Finder to view postgraduate taught courses offered in 2019.

  • News and events

    Read about research, news and views relevant to social and community services practitioners - in our Partnerships blog site.