Field Instruction: A Guide for Social Work Students / Edition 6

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Overview

For those beginning their first social work field experience, this text/workbookaddresses the most common questions, concerns, and problems students encounter and provides them with essential information for completing the field experience successfully.

It is structured so that "early" questions about preparing for the first interview are presented ahead of more complicated issues such as resolving ethical dilemmas. This edition provides instructors with already designed exercises that instructors can choose from and tailor to students’ specific learning needs These exercises are designed to promote involvement with the content of the text and to develop critical thinking and self-reflection.

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Written for students embarking on their first field experiences, this concise handbook describes the role of field instruction, the relationship between interns and social service agencies, the practical steps to finding an internship, the role of the intern, professional boundaries, the position of clients, legal and ethical concerns, practical skills, and tricks of the trade. The authors teach at the University of Kentucky. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205711062
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/13/2009
  • Series: MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David Royse, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Surjit Singh Dhooper, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Elizabeth Lewis Rompf, University of Kentucky, Lexington

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Field Instruction and the Social Work Curriculum 1
Ch. 2 The Partnership with Social Service Agencies 12
Ch. 3 Getting Started 22
Ch. 4 The Student Intern: Learning New Roles 38
Ch. 5 Client Systems: The Recipients of Service 56
Ch. 6 The Student Intern: Needed Skills 75
Ch. 7 Pragmatic Concerns 98
Ch. 8 Legal and Ethical Concerns 113
App. A Problem-Oriented Recording 128
App. B National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics 133
Index 147
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