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Learning and Teaching in Social Work

Learning and Teaching in Social Work

Towards Reflective Practice

Edited by Margaret Yelloly and Mary Henkel

Quick Overview

This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society.
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Paperback / softback
1994, 9.17in x 7.01in / 233mm x 178mm, 240pp
ISBN: 978-1-85302-237-1
£25.00

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This book addresses contemporary themes in the professional education of social workers. The contributors raise important questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society.

Reviews

'The contributors to this volume formulate a fresh theoretical base for social work education. Together they call effectively for a more creative engagement with the accelerating changes that have overtaken a staid profession.'
- Community Care

'a major contribution to the literature on professional education and training... the book is consistently well written, comprehensive and wide ranging in scope.'
- Aslib Book Guide

'... a valuable collection of papers about professional education.'
- Nursing Times

'... this collection admirably illustrates the theoretical richness and power of an area of intellectual and practical endeavour...'
- Studies in Higher Education

'In this very interesting and timely collection, the contributors raise important and thoughtful questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. This collection provides a useful starting point to consider the fundamental questions of what knowledge is required, and then how to recognize, promote and evaluate high-quality practice.'
- Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry

'... a very valuable and timely book for social work and related professional educators.'
- Professional Social Work

'This fascinating book consists of a collection of papers about advanced training for social workers and others...scores highly for its chapters on process issues in training and practice.'
- Therapeutic Communities

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