Routledge international handbook of social work education

Taylor, Imogen, Bogo, Marion, Lefevre, Michelle and Teater, Babra, eds. (2016) Routledge international handbook of social work education. Routledge international handbooks . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138890237

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The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of the Handbook is to further develop pedagogic research and scholarship for social work education. Drawing on medical education as an exemplar, the contributions view social work education as a specialism and a field of expertise that counts in the same way as research programmes in more traditional areas of social work practice.

The chapters are concerned with the theory and practice of social work education at all levels; they are accessible, conceptually clear, research based where appropriate, critically reflective and ethically underpinned. The Handbook is organised into seven sections that reflect the proposed themes and sub-themes covering:

-Social work education in context: the western drivers
-Emerging and re-emerging social work education
-The scholarship of learning and teaching
-New insights into field education
-New directions in learning and teaching
-Future challenges in social work education
This handbook presents a contribution to the process of exchange and dialogue which is essential to global social work education. It brings together professional knowledge and lived experience, both universal and local, and will be an essential reference for social work educators, researchers, students and professionals.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: L Education
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Depositing User: Deeptima Massey
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2016 12:03
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2022 11:37
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