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Transforming Social Work Education: The First Decade of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative
     

Transforming Social Work Education: The First Decade of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative

by Nancy R. Hooyman
 
Written as the John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI) celebrates its 10th anniversary, Transforming Social Work Education reviews the initiative's individual programs and its impressive effect on social work education. With chapters written by leaders in the field, the compilation also presents the overall marketing and resource

Overview

Written as the John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI) celebrates its 10th anniversary, Transforming Social Work Education reviews the initiative's individual programs and its impressive effect on social work education. With chapters written by leaders in the field, the compilation also presents the overall marketing and resource advancement strategies developed by the GSWI programs plus valuable lessons learned related to mentoring, faculty scholarly development, curriculum change, implementation of competencies, community partnerships, and institutionalization of change that are relevant to all social work educators. Faculty and academic administrators in all specialty areas will find useful parallels for their own work in the book's examples of how aging has been embedded in almost all aspects of the social work education enterprise.

Council on Social Work Education

We are a nonprofit national association representing individual members and graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in this country.

CSWE Press is a niche publisher that addresses the needs of social work educators. Some of our areas of publishing specialty are

-The philosophy, theory, and practice of teaching

-The process and evaluation of learning

-The organization and structure of social work education

-Diversity in all forms in social work practice and education

-Social work in multiple contexts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872931343
Publisher:
Council On Social Work Education
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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