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Learning and Teaching in Social Work : Towards Reflective Practice - Margaret Yelloly

Learning and Teaching in Social Work

Towards Reflective Practice

By: Margaret Yelloly (Editor), Mary Henkel (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1994
ISBN: 9781853022371
Number Of Pages: 240

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The book addresses significant contemporary themes in the post-professional education of social workers and related professionals, and is a major contribution to the literature on professional education and training. It will be interesting reading for those engaged in education and training for social work, counselling and psychotherapy, but will also be of value to other professions, notably teaching and nursing; interprofessional issues feature significantly. Its concerned with the nature of professional education, its changing logical environment, and processes of teaching and learning.

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The contributors to this volume formulate a fresh theoretical base for social work education. Together they call effectively for a more creative engagement with the accelerating changes that have overtaken a staid profession. -- Community Care a major contribution to the literature on professional education and training... the book is consistently well written, comprehensive and wide ranging in scope. -- Aslib Book Guide ... a valuable collection of papers about professional education. -- Nursing Times ... this collection admirably illustrates the theoretical richness and power of an area of intellectual and practical endeavour... -- Studies in Higher Education In this very interesting and timely collection, the contributors raise important and thoughtful questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. This collection provides a useful starting point to consider the fundamental questions of what knowledge is required, and then how to recognize, promote and evaluate high-quality practice. -- Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry ... a very valuable and timely book for social work and related professional educators. -- Professional Social Work This fascinating book consists of a collection of papers about advanced training for social workers and others...scores highly for its chapters on process issues in training and practice. -- Therapeutic Communities

Introductionp. 1
Models of Professionalismp. 15
The Nature and Aims of Professional Education for Social Workers: A Postmodern Perspectivep. 34
Professional Competence and Higher Educationp. 51
Conceptions of Knowledge and Social Work Educationp. 67
The Intersubjective Mind: Family Pattern, Family Therapy and Individual Meaningp. 85
From Subjectivity towards Realism: Child Observation and Social Workp. 103
Anti-racism and Modernismp. 120
Creativity and Child Protection Social Workp. 136
Who Cares if the Room is Cold? Practicalities, Projections and the Trainer's Authorityp. 153
Learning through Supervision: A Systemic Approachp. 172
Working Together in Child Protection: Some Issues for Multidisciplinary Training from a Psychodynamic Perspectivep. 189
Great Expectations? Personal, Professional and Institutional Agendas in Advanced Trainingp. 201
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ISBN: 9781853022371
ISBN-10: 1853022373
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st November 1994
Publisher: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36

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