Professor Marty Grace
Head of Social Work
Following a career in Social Work practice, Professor Marty Grace has worked at Victoria University since 1991.
Her practice was in school social work, women's health, and youth homelessness.
Professor Grace's recent research and publications are in the areas of women's unpaid work, youth homelessness, and women's creativity.
Refereed journal articles
Grace, M., Malone, J. & Murphy, A (2015), ’Transferability of the youth foyer model for women exiting the criminal justice system’, Journal of Social Work, OnlineFirst 0(0) pp. 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/1468017315579306
Grace, M. & Gill, P. R. (2015), ‘Client-centred case management: How much makes a difference to outcomes for homeless jobseekers?’ Australian Social Work, Online 0(0) pp. 1-16. DOI:10.1080/0312407X.2015.1016445
Grace, M., Malone, J. & Murphy, A (2015), ‘WAND: An activity program for women in a rooming house’, AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work, OnlineFirst 0(0) pp.1-14. DOI: 10.1177/0886109915574577
Grace, M. & Gandolfo, E. (2014), ‘Narrating complex identities: contemporary women and craft’, Women’s Studies International Forum, Vol. 47, Part A, pp.56-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2014.07.010
Grace, M. & Gill, P. R. (2014), ‘Improving outcomes for unemployed and homeless young people: findings of the YP4 Clinical Controlled Trial of joined up case management’, Australian Social Work, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp.419-437, DOI: 10.1080/0312407X.2014.911926
Grace, M, Keys, D, Hart, A, and Keys, B (2013) Step ahead; young people’s stories of overcoming homelessness, Vulgar Press, Melbourne.
Grace, M and Gandolfo, E (2011) Love and care: the glory box tradition of Coptic women in Australia, Vulgar Press, Melbourne.
Gandolfo, E. and Grace, M. 2009, …it keeps me sane …women craft wellbeing, Vulgar Press, Melbourne.
Grace, M. and Craig, L. 2014 ‘Creating conceptual tools for change: Marilyn Waring’s influence in Australia’, in Margunn Bjørnholt and Ailsa McKay (eds.), Counting on Marilyn Waring — new advances in feminist economics, Demeter Press, Toronto, pp. 197-212.
Grace, M. and Gandolfo, E. 2013 ‘Narrative, creativity and collaboration’ in Julie White and Mark Vicars (eds.) Discourse, power and resistance down under Volume 2, Sense Publishers, Boston, pp. 85-98.
Coventry, L and Grace, M (2013), ‘Reciprocity and cultural diversity: Creating successful field education placements’ in C. Noble, M. Henrickson, and I. Y. Han, Social work education: voices from the Asia Pacific, 2nd edn., University of Sydney Press, Sydney, pp. 303- 323.
Areas of expertise
- Social work education
- Women’s creativity
- Women’s unpaid work
- Youth homelessness