This book provides essential knowledge and skills to address all the new social work education requirements for placements and practice learning.
It will help you successfully pass your compulsory social work placement whilst meeting the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for Social Workers and developing their professional practice.
Giving examples of the PCF plus clear exercises, strategies and tips, the book:-Introduces your students to social work in the context of contemporary reforms. -Takes you through each stage of the new placement structure explaining supervision, reflective practice and critical thinking in social work. -Addresses trouble shooting and problem solving on placement. -Helps you prepare for complex casework with individuals, families, groups and communities; address risk in social work; and engage with diverse groups and communities.
By using this book, you'll be armed with the tools you need to get the most out of your placement.
David Edmondson is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Manchester Metropolitan University
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/11/2013
- Category: Social work
- ISBN: 9781446208908
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