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Practice Learning in Social Work

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Practice Learning in Social Work by Jennifer Burton
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Learning through practice lies at the heart of social work education, providing the opportunity for students to develop and employ the skills, experience and knowledge they need to become effective social workers. This exciting new addition to Palgrave's Practical Social Work series provides an integrated and user-friendly approach to practice learning by putting placements within a broader learning framework. Rather than treating placements as an isolated aspect of the social work degree, Practice Learning in Social Work shows how they are relevant to all aspects of the social work experience. Divided in to three parts, this book's pragmatic approach mirrors students' own journey as they progress from preparation for practice, through to actual experience, and then beyond this to support personal and professional development right up to qualification as a Newly Qualified Social Worker. With a strong emphasis on service users and carers as central stake holders, Practice Learning in Social Work illustrates the practical nature of the profession with realistic case scenarios based on real life learning experiences, reflective learning exercises and practice led research references throughout. Progress checklists, linked to the Professional Capabilities Framework, also provide readers with the opportunity to assess their own strengths and learning needs.

Author Biography

Jennifer Burton is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Buckinghamshire New University, UK.
Release date NZ
December 4th, 2015
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Illustrations
208 p.
Imprint
Red Globe Press
Pages
208
Dimensions
138x138x12
ISBN-13
9781137388001
Product ID
23050482

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