Field Work Training In Social Work

1st Edition

Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

Routledge India
August 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 280 Pages - 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367276492 - CAT# K425904

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This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for field work practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum; delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors; discusses criteria of supervision and evaluation; and the concerns facing South Asian field practitioners.

The volume focuses on traditional and non-traditional components and aspects of field work and training such as:

• The value and use of educational camps and skill development workshops;

• The contemporary field-level needs and strategies in Social Work practicum and;

• Formulating alternative practice theories which will allow social work practitioners to respond to the critical social problems unique to India and South Asia.

The book provides multiple frameworks for teaching and learning field work which integrates theory and practice, and the create an environment where students can develop intervention strategies using their knowledge, skills and techniques.

The volume will be indispensable reading for undergraduate and post graduate students of social work. It will also be useful for scholars of sociology, anthropology, development studies, and practitioners engaged in various non-governmental and international organizations.


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