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Contemporary Field Social Work

Integrating Field and Classroom Experience

Mark Doel Sheffield Hallam University
Steven M Shardlow Keele University, UK
Paul G. Johnson University of Southern Maine
© 2011   328 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Paperback ISBN: 9781412987196 $79.00
Courses: Field Work

This comprehensive and interactive text rooted in contemporary social work practice provides a lively guide through the curriculum for social work practice learning. Written by three respected social workers with significant teaching, practical, and writing experience, it bridges the gap by offering learning activities that can be worked in both classroom and field settings. Helpful teaching and learning materials for students, field instructors, faculty and staff supervisors can be found throughout, and pointers through the book are useful for group learning as well as for one to one supervision. Topics include ethical dilemmas, multi-cultural practice, evidence and knowledge, making assessments in partnership, making priorities in interventions, working in and with groups and law-informed practice.

Intended Audience

This is an ideal upper-level undergraduate or graduate core text for Social Work Methods, Social Work Practice, or Field Work seminars at both BSW and MSW in departments of social work.

Contemporary Field Social Work

Integrating Field and Classroom Experience

Mark Doel Sheffield Hallam University
Steven M Shardlow Keele University, UK
Paul G. Johnson University of Southern Maine
© 2011   328 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

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ISBN:   9781412987196 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $79.00 Bookstore Price:   $63.20

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This comprehensive and interactive text rooted in contemporary social work practice provides a lively guide through the curriculum for social work practice learning. Written by three respected social workers with significant teaching, practical, and writing experience, it bridges the gap by offering learning activities that can be worked in both classroom and field settings. Helpful teaching and learning materials for students, field instructors, faculty and staff supervisors can be found throughout, and pointers through the book are useful for group learning as well as for one to one supervision. Topics include ethical dilemmas, multi-cultural practice, evidence and knowledge, making assessments in partnership, making priorities in interventions, working in and with groups and law-informed practice.

Intended Audience

This is an ideal upper-level undergraduate or graduate core text for Social Work Methods, Social Work Practice, or Field Work seminars at both BSW and MSW in departments of social work.

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