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Rosalie Pockett University of Sydney, Australia

Rosalie Pockett is an experienced senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, the University of Sydney. She has an extensive practice career in hospital and health social work where she held senior leadership and management positions in social work and allied health services. Rosalie’s doctoral research investigated the occupational culture of social work in hospital settings and her ongoing research interests include: health inequalities; the social determinants of health and social justice perspectives; interprofessional education and practice; critical reflection in education and practice; leadership and management in social work; professional practice supervision; and classification systems for social work practice. Rosalie is an NH&MRC (National Health & Medical Research Council Australia) Travelling Fellowship recipient and a scholar of the Mount Sinai Social Work Leadership Programme, New York where her research interest in practice-based studies was developed. She has undertaken and published clinical data-mining studies in areas such as victim of crime presentations and advanced care/end-of-life planning in hospital settings. Her current research involves practice-based studies in oncology social work practice. Rosalie is a regular reviewer for a number of key social work journals and is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Australian Social Work and the Australasian Board of the international journal, Social Work Education.