Innovative education and training for care professionals: a provider's guide

Jessica Kingsley
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Brings together current good practice in education and training for care professionals around a central theme of involving service users and improving the quality of their care. Sets out a strategy for the teaching of theory and practice to care professionals in the context of changing policy and practice in agencies and in higher education. Also includes chapters on: international comparisons in social work; social work education and higher education; the importance of research in the education of care professionals; partnership in the provision of education and training; user involvement in education and training; quality assurance; teaching and learning anti racist and anti discriminatory practice; selection and retention of social work students; practice teaching and learning; law and professional practice in the curriculum; the assessment of professional competence; interprofessional education; and lifelong learning for care professionals.

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life long learning, practice teaching, social work education, social work methods, social work theories, social workers, student social workers, anti-discriminatory practice, further education, good practice;
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1 85302 613 1

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