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Learning to Practise Social Work: International Approaches

Learning to Practise Social Work: International Approaches (Paperback)

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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.

EducationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial work Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 05/11/2001 ISBN-13: 9781853027635  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Steven Shardlow is Professor of Social Work at the University of Salford and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Social Work. He presently represents the United Kingdom on the European Association of Schools of Social Work. Mark Doel is Research Professor of Social Work in the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University. He was a social worker for almost twenty years, is an experienced trainer and has published widely in the fields of practice teaching, groupwork and task-centred practice, with five of his books in foreign translations. He is the academic lead on a project to develop social work education in the republic of Georgia.

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