Learning to Practise Social Work / Edition 1

Learning to Practise Social Work / Edition 1

by Steven M. Shardlow
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853027634

ISBN-13: 9781853027635

Pub. Date: 11/05/2001

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

This important and accessible book deals with current issues in practice teaching and learning in social work for practitioners, students and academics. Written from an international perspective, this book draws together the knowledge and experiences of those from different countries working in a variety of social work settings.

The contributors highlight the

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Overview

This important and accessible book deals with current issues in practice teaching and learning in social work for practitioners, students and academics. Written from an international perspective, this book draws together the knowledge and experiences of those from different countries working in a variety of social work settings.

The contributors highlight the links and collaboration between college-based and practice-based learning, and discuss the diversity of the settings in which social work takes place. The book as a whole demonstrates the existence of universal issues and opportunities as well as detailing differences in practice teaching and learning. In this way it is an essential guide to the working of social work for practice teachers, practitioners and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853027635
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
11/05/2001
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Educating social workers for practice: International themes, Mark Doel, School of Social Work, University of Central England, Birmingham and Steven M Shardlow, Department of Social Work Studies, University of Salford. 1. University-community partnerships: Practicum learning for community revitalization, Therese J. Dent and Alice Tourville, School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, United States of America. 2. Social work placements in police settings: A force for change, Kalindi S. Muzumdar, Mumbai, India. 3. Integrating people and services: A practice and learning experience through field instruction, Anna Y L Leung, Heidi S K Hui and Frances Y S Ip, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong. 4. Learning opportunities and placements with asylum seekers, Dee Underhill with Claire Betteridge, Ben Harvey and Karen Patient, Cambridgeshire Social Services, England. 5. Student supervision in context: A model for external supervisors, Jane Maidment, Department of Social Inquiry, Deakin University, Australia and Pauline Woodward, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. 6. Student practice placements as gatekeepers to the profession, Sigrun Juliusdottir, Steinnun Hrafnsdottir and Bjarney Kristjansdottir, Department of Social Sciences, University of Iceland. 7. Becoming a social worker: Using student job descriptions in child care and family support placements, Nicoleta Neamtu, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, with Silvia Cioaza, Romanian Foundation for Child, Family and Community, Romania. 8. Practice teaching using the case record, Lesley Cooper, School of Social Administration and Social Work, Flinders University of South Australia and Paul Seartson, Mt Gambier. 9. Practice learning in hospital-based settings, Nigel Hall, School of Social Work, Kopje, Zimbabwe and Revai Senzere, Department of Social Welfare, Chegutu, Zimbabwe. 10. Practice learning in the voluntary sector, Elaine King, Joyce Lishman and Rob Mackay, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen and . 11. Culturally competent mental health services for Latinos: An examination of three settings, Kurt C Organista, Peter G Manoleas and Rafael Herrera, School of Social Welfare, University of California, United States of America. 12. Field instruction in university teaching hospitals, Marion Bogo and Judith Globerman, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada, and Lorie Shekter-Wolfson, Ministry of Health, Ontario, Canada.

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