Resources for organisational and interpersonal aspects of the practicum
This list contains main resources from the discussions
of organisational and interpersonal aspects of the practicum, plus additional
resources that you may find useful for extended research on bullying and
If you know what is expected, you can get organised more easily
Policy and Procedures
Knowing your legal rights is helpful in surviving the placement
Discrimination in Employment and
Time and life management
Coping with the demands of placement and ‘normal’ life can
be difficult. These tips might help.
ASU West Career Services & Personal Counseling Balancing
Work, Family, and School
A key site is RMIT's Your Work Your Rights
Equal Opportunity Policies at RMIT University
Cultural inclusiveness is important. These two sites offer excellent information
Racism No Way
Flinders’ University’s Kokotinna
project - ‘cultural safety’
NOHSC site on Harassment
There is a wealth of internet material related to workplace bullying.
These are some resources that we thought might be most useful. You may
well find something else that seems more relevant to your workplace situation.
Workcover draft report
Bullied at Work / Two psychologists initiate campaign to tackle problem
- examples of bullying and ‘How to bully-proof yourself’
Ombudsman’s Victoria website
Women’s Centre PROBLEMS @ WORK > WORKPLACE BULLYING web site
Signs to watch for and strategies to create and maintain a bully-free
Understanding how a bully operates, with particular reference to isolation
is helpful in identifying bullying strategies.
The costs of bullying to the workplace - useful research information
to point out to managers if you are being bullied: GU
Bullying in the
Feeling isolated/left out
offers information for victims of bullying and harassment (including being
isolated/left out), and workplace managers
Opportunity Commission of Victoria questions and answers page
provides sexual discrimination and harassment scenarios for both men and
RMIT University's About Work and Rights: sexual harassment.
Medical Women’s International Association Lesbian
Doctors: A Model For Empowering Professional Minorities. Provides
a specific example of sex-based harassment in the health professions.