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Studying for your Social Work Degree By Hilary Walker

Studying for your Social Work Degree by Hilary Walker

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An essential handbook to support learning and academic development through the three levels of the social work undergraduate degree.

Studying for your Social Work Degree Summary

Studying for your Social Work Degree by Hilary Walker

This essential guide helps students develop the academic skills needed to successfully study for the social work degree. Focusing on each of the three academic levels, this book clearly explains what is expected of students at each level and provides guidance and activities to enable students' development.

The book is packed with examples and activities relevant to the study of social work as an applied academic subject. It recognises the particular nature of social work study and provides guidance on incorporating the perspectives of people who use services, integrating the values and ethics of social work and developing reflective writing.

Studying for your Social Work Degree Reviews

"Great book- unique and first of its kind"- Lecturer, Bradford University

About Hilary Walker

Hilary Walker was a lecturer in social work at Ruskin College, Oxford. Her previous teaching experience was in social care and child care at Southwark College. She has an extensive background in social work practice, including working as a probation officer and as children and families social worker in a London borough.

Table of Contents

Part One Beginning your social work education and training Understanding and using concepts and principles: Values and social work Writing academically:Evaluation, developing arguments; avoiding pitfalls Relating theory to practice Part Two Developing critical analysis and understanding Applying college learning on your placement Developing as a reflective learner and practitioner Understanding and using social work research Part Three Becoming and independent and autnomous learner Becoming a research-informed student Dealing with complexity: Using knowledge in practice Putting it all together: Complexity, synthesis and the dissertation

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Studying for your Social Work Degree by Hilary Walker
Used - Very Good
SAGE Publications Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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