Kelly Smith

Convenor (Social Work), Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


About Kelly


Social Work in Aotearoa/New Zealand; intimate partner violence; care and protection of children; risk and child maltreatment; social work ethics.

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Smith, K., Hamerton, H., Hunt, S., & Sargisson, R. J. (2016). Local volunteers respond to the Rena oil spill in Maketū, New Zealand. Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 11(1), 1-10. doi:10.1080/1177083X.2015.1009474

  • Smith, K. J. (2016). Bouncing back from adversity in our changing landscape. In Workshop for Tauranga Moana Abuse Prevention Network, Hillier Centre, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

  • Smith, K. (2016). Researching invisible things in social work. In 6th European Conference of Social Work Research: Reflective social work practices in contemporary societies. Conference held at the Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Smith, K. J. (2016). [Review of Working ethically in child protection by Bob Lonne, Maria Harries, Brid Featherstone and Mel Gray]. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 28(3), 97-98. doi:10.11157/anzswj-vol28iss3id252

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Smith, Mrs Kelly (37) 8788 kellysmi WIND.V13 Social Work