About the Author
Margarita Frederico is Professor and Graduate Research Coordinator in Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Australia, and Principal Research Consultant Berry Street Take Two Program. She has taught and researched in social work, child protection, child and family welfare and leadership for many years. Her research is applied and translational, and her focus is on contributing to the development of knowledge to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and their families. Maureen Long is a qualified social worker and family therapist who worked in the child and family practice sector as a practitioner and manager for more than 25 years in both the community and public sectors. For the past 11 years, she has taught in the Social Work program at La Trobe University, Australia, where she is a senior lecturer and discipline course coordinator. Nadine Cameron has been involved in social work, social policy and sociological research and teaching for nearly 20 years. She also co-wrote the groundbreaking book, Social Work and the Body.