Dr Marcelo Maghidman

Lecturer, MSW Course Coordinator
PhD Phil, MPhil, MSW, BPhil, DipCouns

E: Marcelo.Maghidman@monash.edu
T: +61 3 9903 4321


Marcelo is currently MSW course coordinator, unit co-coordinator, lecturer and researcher in the Social Work Department, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University.

Marcelo has been an academic, consultant and counsellor for over 20 years. His Master Dissertation has been awarded a grant and published. Marcelo has other 5 books published in the fields of Philosophy and Education, and also has produced a video-documentary on Education. Marcelo runs a successful private practice for more than two decades dedicated to mental health, existential/career counselling, and family issues. Marcelo holds special interest in ageing, drug and alcohol, and counselling skills education particularly through simulations. Prior to his position at Monash University, he worked at Monash Health Drug & Alcohol service (SECADA) and NEAMI National Youth Residential Services.


(SWM5115) Foundations for social work practice 1

(SWM5116) Foundations for social work practice 2

(SWM5126/SWM5220) Longevity and social work practice

Select Publications

Maghidman, M 2019, Mosseh Rephael d’ Aguilar: the origins of Jewish Literature in Portuguese in Dutch Brazil, doctoral thesis, Sao Paulo, University of Sao Paulo.

Books/Book Chapters

Bologna, JEB, Maghidman, M & Melman, J 2015. No Abismo do Vão. ETHOS DHO, São Paulo. (Video Documentary about Education and Human Development):  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV0EnwsbxvPEEqYZF-aTBSQ

Maghidman, M 2014. Sêfer Yetsiráh: a Natureza da Linguagem na Criação do Mundo através do Alfabeto Hebraico. Editora Annablume/FAPESP, São Paulo. (Sefer Yetsirah: Nature of Language in the Creation of the World through the Hebrew Alphabet).

Maghidman, M 2014. Formação de Coordenadores Pedagógicos: Editora Saraiva, São Paulo. (Training of pedagogical coordinators).

Maghidman, M 2007. A sala de Matrículas: Editora Saraiva, São Paulo. (Sales and enrolment process in private schools).

Maghidman, M 2005 Filosofia para Ensino Médio 3 Volumes. Editora Universitário, São Paulo. (Philosophy for High School in 3 Volumes).

Marcelo Maghidman Research