The contributors to this volume formulate a fresh theoretical base for social work education. Together they call effectively for a more creative engagement with the accelerating changes that have overtaken a staid profession.
a major contribution to the literature on professional education and training... the book is consistently well written, comprehensive and wide ranging in scope.
... a valuable collection of papers about professional education.
... this collection admirably illustrates the theoretical richness and power of an area of intellectual and practical endeavour...
In this very interesting and timely collection, the contributors raise important and thoughtful questions about the nature and purpose of professional social work practice in a modern, changing and complex society. This collection provides a useful starting point to consider the fundamental questions of what knowledge is required, and then how to recognize, promote and evaluate high-quality practice.
... a very valuable and timely book for social work and related professional educators.
This fascinating book consists of a collection of papers about advanced training for social workers and others...scores highly for its chapters on process issues in training and practice.