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Social Work Education and Training

Social Work Education and Training

Edited by Joyce Lishman

Part of the Research Highlights in Social Work series

Paperback: £25.99 / $42.95

2011, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-076-0, BIC 2: JKSN JNU JNM JNMT

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Excellent social work education and training is vital for ensuring best practice, and it is important to understand the key approaches and methods in order to provide the best teaching and ensure effective learning.

This volume provides an overview of social work education, including the background and current context. It covers the key debates surrounding social work education, such as the evaluation of social work education, the use of IT, research-mindedness, and the effectiveness of interdisciplinary education. The book also offers guidance on effective teaching and learning approaches tailored to the needs of social work educators, covering teaching within a higher education institution, on student practice placements, and in post-qualifying settings.

This will be an indispensable text for educators and trainers in the field of social work.

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Professor Joyce Lishman introduces the latest title in the JKP Research Highlights in Social Work series

10 October 2011

Professor Joyce Lishman was previously Head of the School of Applied Social Studies, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK. She was also General Editor of the Research Highlights in Social Work series for many years. Here, she introduces readers to her new book, Social Work Education and Training. I have been associated with Research Highlights (RH) for 30...

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