Becoming a Social Worker : A Guide for Students, Paperback / softback Book

Becoming a Social Worker : A Guide for Students Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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This book explores the journey of becoming a social worker.

It is based upon the experiences of social work students themselves and therefore provides a unique 'inside-out' perspective.

By showing that personal, professional and political elements are interwoven in students' journeys, the author demonstrates that integrating these elements is vital to critical reflection and relationship-based social work.

Content includes social work theory, therapeutic and risk-management interventions, emotional and ethical aspects of practice, political and cultural contexts of practice, and issues around supervision and assessment.

The book also :" includes introductions, real-life case study exercises, points for reflection, diagrams and tables, further reading and resources " equips new students to reflect upon their own journeying and to learn more effectively from modules and placements " provides case study material on all aspects of placements such as meeting Key Roles and value requirements " covers career pathways for final year students, including guidance on dealing with job interviews and occupational stress This is important reading across a range of modules and will be particularly valuable for new students and students on placement.


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