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Becoming a Social Worker.

Author: Viviene E Cree
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Student social work.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a book about social workers and social work. It tells the story of the journey into and through social work of people from around the world living and working in social work today. We hear what has brought them into social work and what has kept them in it since. Their lively accounts demonstrate that commitment and passion remain at the heart of social work today. This new edition of Becoming a Social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cree, Viviene E.
Becoming a Social Worker: Global Narratives.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Viviene E Cree
ISBN: 9781135076740 113507674X
OCLC Number: 827208949
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages).
Contents: Cover; Becoming a Social Worker; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to liveout loud'; 2 Reflections on mental health social work; 3 A journey from Belfast to London; 4 Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: an experience of cultural change; 5 A very political social worker; 6 Social work: a profession that happened my way; 7 Diverse strokes in social work: coping with a multi-textured canvas; 8 They call me 'mum' 9 An indigenous social work experience in Aotearoa New Zealand10 Working with HIV; 11 The accidental social worker; 12 From London to California: a journey in social work education; 13 Becoming a careful gardener; 14 A journey towards emerging coherence; 15 From the classroom to the community; 16 From Harare to Edinburgh: the professional adventures of a Shona woman; 17 Trends and challenges of social work practice in Nigeria; 18 Can we do it better?; 19 Social work with adults: risks and relationships; 20 Steel tempered by fire; 21 My life's journey: a journey into social work. 22 Becoming a reflective social work practitioner: a story of a Hong Kong-bornChinese woman23 Social work across four continents; 24 Social work: a global profession; Index.
Series Title: Student social work.

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This is a book about social workers and social work. It tells the story of the journey into and through social work of thirteen social workers living and working in the UK today. We hear what has  Read more...

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Viviene Cree is Professor of Social Work Studies in the School of Socialand Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK. She previously worked as a social worker and practice teacher in Read more...

 
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