Working collaboratively with communities, organisations and governments to promote social inclusion and to enhance the health and wellbeing of all, particularly those populations, communities and individuals who experience social exclusion.
The CHASE philosophy is that individuals, communities and populations should be assisted to find their own ways to promote social inclusion and to find their own solutions to exclusion issues. We appreciate that not everyone can, or wishes to be included in the 'mainstream'. Nevertheless, the health of the so-called 'included' and 'excluded' can be promoted regardless of their social positioning.
to undertake research and development of the highest quality, including the development of theory, in partnership with communities and organisations
to provide evidence-based policy and practice advice to government and industry
to deliver professional development, education and training services
September 2013 CHASE Report
The September 2013 CHASE report is now available. The report provides updates on projects such A Good Place To Raise a Family, by Dr Fiona Andrews and Associate Professor Julia Shelley, Social Work and Faith-Based Organisations by Professor Beth Crisp, and Supporting Resilience in Children and Young People by Professor Ann Taket and Karen Stagnitti. A copy of the report can be found here.
Inaugural CHASE Parnership Symposium
On the 12th February 2013, CHASE held its inaugural Partnerships Symposium, the aim of which was to bring together organisations working in the area of social exclsuion to share learnings and to foster and build partnerships. With presentations from Professor Brendan Crotty (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Health), Professor Ann Taket (Director of CHASE), and CHASE members Dr Fiona Andrews and Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, the day was a rounding successing. For more information, click here.
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