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Continuing professional development in social work

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Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible international trends? What are the barriers to participating in CPD? What do social workers think about and want from CPD? This book seeks to answer these questions. Based on a survey and interviews with social work practitioners, Continuing Professional Development in social work offers a unique insight into the possibilities and ... Read more


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