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Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Helen Martyn


This book employs a unique ‘bottom-up’ approach to learning. Vivid examples of social work practice with children and families are presented, providing real life illustrations of the dilemmas and challenges facing practitioners. Educators and practitioners provide analytic commentaries on course work submitted by social workers studying on a post-qualifying programme, indicating what went well, what didn't go well, and where improvements might have been made. Implications for policy and practice from the perspective of the middle manager are provided, along with a list of learning points. The ... More

Keywords: social work, practice, children, families, dilemmas, challenges, analytic commentaries, course work, social workers, policy

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9781861342386
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helen Martyn, editor

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