The Social Work Portfolio

Author: Lee-Ann Fenge
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335245323
Format: PDF
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This book guides students through creating their portfolio using practical tips, case studies, action points and activities. Importantly, this book shows students how to evidence certain elements of their practice in their portfolio.

The Social Work Portfolio

Author: Barry Cournoyer
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534343057
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In THE SOCIAL WORK PORTFOLIO, the authors emphasize that learning how to learn and continuing to learn are fundamental processes for professional social workers in the twenty-first century. The text provides students with a tool to plan, assess, and document the nature, scope, and quality of learning during--and following--formal university study. The book is intended to help students to develop their own social work portfolio.

The Social Work Skills Workbook

Author: Barry R. Cournoyer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305633784
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Evidencing CPD

Author: Daisy Bogg
Publisher: Critical Publishing
ISBN: 1911106163
Format: PDF, Docs
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The social work profession is in a state of flux and it is now more important than ever that social workers take responsibility for their own professional development needs. Fully updated to reflect the current social work landscape, including the Knowledge and Skills statements, Evidencing CPD provides a comprehensive guide to support social workers to create and develop their own portfolio and focus on critical reflection as a learning tool for CPD activities. By developing a professional portfolio all the elements of the changing environment can be brought into a single place so that individual practice lies at the heart of service improvement. This book helps social workers to work through the process, providing hints, tips and guidance on constructing a portfolio in line with the PCF. It also helps guide critical reflection so they can learn from their own practice. This best-selling publication is packed with examples and exercises to support personal portfolio development and is mapped to the different levels of social work progression.

Surviving your Social Work Placement

Author: Robert Lomax
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113732824X
Format: PDF
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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.

Social Work Processes

Author: Beulah Roberts Compton
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534365592
Format: PDF, Kindle
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SOCIAL WORK PROCESSES emphasizes process and collaborative partnerships between social workers and clients, incorporating systems and ecological perspectives, advocacy, case management, and group and community work. The book's conceptual framework supports, encourages, and organizes skill development and skill teaching in a diversity of settings and client populations.

Your Social Work Practice Placement

Author: Ian Mathews
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446297160
Format: PDF
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Embarking on a first practice placement can be an anxious experience for social work students. This textbook takes them step-by-step through the process, holding their hand through preparation for practice modules and during the course of the placement itself. Focusing on practicalities, knowledge, values and skills, the authors guide students through the challenges they may face. Chapters include numerous real-life case examples which reflect a range of varying placement contexts including different settings, service-user groups, locations and areas of practice. The book will help students become confident on placement and lead to rich placement experiences which will benefit them throughout the rest of their degree and upon entry to the profession. Your Social Work Practice Placements is essential reading for all social care students.