Critical Thinking for Social Work

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SAGE, Jul 17, 2008 - Social Science - 80 pages
Critical thinking as a process can appear formal and academic and far-removed from everyday practitioner experience. This second edition of enables post-qualifying students to develop their analytical skills in line with their everyday experiences. By placing emphasis on writing, communication and critical reflection, this book challenges the view that theory and critical awareness are the preserve of the classroom and instead gives the reader the confidence to better enhance their social work skills.

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Keith holds professional qualifications in nursing, social work and teaching, and academic qualifications in nursing, social work and management. He has worked in the education and training field for over 20 years, working for three universities and three local authority social work departments. He is currently Head of Post-Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth University.

Lynne is an education specialist with four years experience of developing and delivering Bournemouth University Practice Education Programmes. Sarah and Lynne are co-authors of Enabling and Assessing Work Based Learning for Social Work (2007) - a book specifically written to support candidates undertaking Enabling Others units within Specialist Awards.

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