Carers as partners in social work education

Braye, Suzy, Taylor, Imogen and Cheng, Andy (2009) Carers as partners in social work education. Project Report. Social Care Institute for Excellence, London.

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Abstract

This report explores the extent and nature of participation by caregivers in the education of social work students in England. A national survey gave rise to a series of telephone interviews with education providers; regional workshops then brought together for discussion representives of carers' organisations, individual caregivers and educators. The study identified the ways in which caregivers are involved in educating social work students, the challenges experienced, the factors that facilitate positive involvement, and the outcomes experienced by those involved. The report makes a series of recommendations designed to facilitate good practice in caregiver participation in social work education.

Item Type: Reports and working papers (Project Report)
Keywords: carers, caregivers, social work education, participation
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV0040 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice Including social case work, private and public relief, institutional care, rural social work, work relief
Depositing User: Suzy Braye
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2013 11:24
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2013 11:24
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28504

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