This report gives voice to the clients of Link House Agency, a counselling and social work organisation dedicated to single parent families. The clients shared their stories during a focus group and spoke, often with great emotion, of their long journeys back to wellbeing. Their appreciation of Link House’s role along the way was invariably connected to personal growth and healing. Their stories are evidence of the multiple levels and meanings of “success” in the field of personal services. It is about recognising that effort and achievement count, even if they cannot be measured in conventional ways.


Creator | Kaihanga
Maxine Campbell
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution-NoDerivatives CC BY-ND
Keywords | Kupu
families, single parents, counselling, community sector
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
not been formally reviewed for publication by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Campbell, M (2010) Counting in the community sector: how clients measure success. University of Waikato, Hamilton

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