Towards Professional Wisdom

Towards Professional Wisdom

by Cecelia Clegg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409407430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/11/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Liz Bondi is Professor in the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK. David Carr is Professor in Educational Studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Chris Clark is Professor in Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Dr Cecelia Clegg, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: towards professional wisdom, David Carr, Liz Bondi, Chris Clark and Cecelia Clegg; Part I Practical Wisdom and Professional Deliberation: 'Professional wisdom' in 'practice', Joseph Dunne; Expertise - initiation into learning, not knowing, Michael Luntley; Evidence-based practice and professional wisdom, Chris Clark; Intuition and professional wisdom: can we teach moral discernment?, Daniel Vokey and Jeannie Kerr; Teacher education as a missed opportunity in the professional preparation of ethical practitioners, Elizabeth Campbell. Part II The Personal and Affective Dimension of Professional Engagement: Virtue, character and emotion on people's professions: towards a virtue ethics of interpersonal professional conduct, David Carr; Some Aristotelian reflections on teachers' professional identities and the emotional practice of teaching, Kristján Kristjánsson; On the gender of professional wisdom, Liz Bondi; Work is where we live: emotional literacy and the psychological dimensions of the various relationships there, Susie Orbach; The wisdom of L'Arche and the practices of care: disability, professional wisdom and encounter-in-community, John Swinton. Part III Legislation, Regulation and Professional Judgement: Fabled uncertainty in social work, Sue White; Crowding out wisdom: the mechanisation of adult-child relationships, Kathleen Marshall and Maggie Mellon; Ministry, homelessness and professional deliberation, Alison Elliot; Pastoral supervision: ministry, spirit and regulation, Cecelia Clegg; Not a tame lion: psychotherapy in a safety-obsessed culture, Nick Totton; Index.

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