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Rochelle Ward


Senior Academic Staff Member

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+647 834 8800 extension 3669


I began my profession as a social worker with Oranga Tamariki (formerly Child, youth and Family Services) working in both child protection and with caregivers. I then moved to Waitemata District Health board working as a social worker in ED, acute wards and specialised as a Renal Social Worker. I have had experience working with Auckland City Mission and homelessness.

In addition to teaching on the Bachelor of Social Work, I also offer Professional Supervision and work at a local agency supporting people who have had sexual abuse experiences.



  • Master Social Work (Applied)
  • Bachelor of Arts Double major Anthropology/Psychology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching 

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

I have a passion for social work. The professional nature of this and how by being the best possible social worker can help stop injustice, and the whānau we work alongside.

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