Surviving Your Social Work Placement

Surviving Your Social Work Placement

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This best-selling guide to social work placements is designed to support you through one of the most rewarding and challenging aspects of your social work degree. Now substantially revised to take into account the latest developments in social work education in the UK: * It includes fully updated guidance on how you will be assessed, with reference to the latest professional frameworks and standards; including the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for England. * It contains a completely new chapter on professional values, diversity and social justice. * It is packed with reflective activities and advice from your student peers to help you develop your practice skills and identity. Written in a friendly and accessible style by two authors with a wealth of teaching experience, this is an essential guide to not only surviving, but getting the most out of, your social work placement.

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 186 x 188 x 14mm | 320g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1137328223
  • 9781137328229
  • 171,154

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REVIEWS OF FIRST EDITION: "A tutor in a book. A helpful and practical guide, responding and answering the many questions students ask time and time again!" - Andrea Collins, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, UK "Practical and easy to use. It gives students the opportunity to develop and continue the process of self-reflection." - Jacqueline Smith, Head of the Centre for the Development of Social Care Practice at the University of Bedfordshire, UK

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About Robert Lomax

Robert Lomax is Staff Tutor, HSC South West Region for The Open University, UK. Karen Jones is Professional Lead and Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of West of England, UK. She is the co-author of Best Practice in Social Work, also published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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