Practice Education in Social Work
A Handbook for Practice Teachers, Assessors and Educators
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Practice Education in Social Work by Janet Walker
Book DescriptionWritten specifically for practice educators, this book examines contemporary theories and knowledge in practice learning, teaching and education, with a clear emphasis on developing the skills and practice of the individual. Another key focus of the book is to help readers to reflect on the implications of this for their role as practice educators, giving them the time and space to make proactive and informed choices. The book is structured around the new Post-Qualifying Standards for Practice Education, making it an invaluable and thoroughly comprehensive guide.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844451050
(246mm x 171mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Learning Matters Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Janet Walker
Social Work and Human Development, Paperback (July 2017)
Social work engages with people across the life course, and social workers are expected to work with groups of people at very different stages of their life. This book helps students gain a thorough understanding of human growth as it is a central part of their qualifying social work training and practice.
Contemporary Issues in Family Studies, Hardback (November 2013)
This volume tackles key issues in the changing nature of family life from a global perspective, and is essential reading for those studying and working with families.
Documentary Testimonies, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Janet Walker
Examines documentary films. This title features the essays that analyze questions regarding the usefulness and legitimacy of documentary testimony: What is the value of the historical archive the televised public hearings or activist online videos constitute? And is it made part of the official record, or dismissed as renegade or ephemeral?
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Author Biography - Janet Walker
Janet Walker is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Lincoln. She has a particular interest in the development of social care training, having managed local authority social services training prior to joining the University. Janet also has considerable experience of working in children's services as a social worker and a manager. Karin Crawford is a Principal Teaching Fellow in the School of Health and Social Care and Director of Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences at the University of Lincoln. Dr. Jonathan Parker is Professor of Society and Social Welfare and Director of the Centre for Social Work, Sociology and Social Policy at Bournemouth University. He is Visiting Professor at the Tasik Chini Research Centre Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. He was one of the founders and director of the Family Assessment and Support Unit, a placement agency attached to the University of Hull, and Head of Department of Social Work. He was Chair of the Association of Teachers in Social Work Education until 2005, Vice Chair of the UK higher education representative body, the Joint University Council for Social Work Education from 2005- 2010, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Fellow of the Joint University Council, and Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Jonathan has published widely on disadvantage, marginalization and violence, Southeast Asia, religion, social work education, and theory for practice. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Practice Teaching & Learning; joint editor-in-chief of Social Policy & Social Work in Transition, and series editor of the highly successful SAGE series, Transforming Social Work Practice. @parkerj1960 Blog: http://profjonathanparker.wordpress.com Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning: http://www.whitingbirch.net/cgi-bin/scribe?showinfo=ip008;from=ig01 Transforming Social Work Practice: http://www.learningmatters.co.uk/social/index.asp Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jonathan-Parker/e/B001HQ4G4C/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0 Staff Profile: http://staffprofiles.bournemouth.ac.uk/display/parkerj
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