Educating Professionals: Practice Learning in Health and Social Care

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Mark Doel, Steven Shardlow
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Social Science - 294 pages
This work offers a comprehensive and practical acccount of recent changes in practice teaching and learning in the health and social care professions, looking at both the way in which it is organised and the way in which it is conceptualised.
 

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Contents

The community as a site for learning practice
15
The community mental health nurse
31
The doctor
51
The health visitor
73
The midwife
93
The nurse
111
The occupational therapist
135
The physiotherapist
157
The social worker
175
The speech and language therapist
193
Interprofessional practice education and learning
215
Comparative information about the education
235
Bibliography
249
Index
281
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Mark Doel is Research Professor of Social Work at Sheffield Hallam University, England. He is co-editor of Groupwork Journal and the author of many books on practice teaching and learning, groupwork and task-centred practice, including (with Steven M. Shardlow) Modern Social Work Practice (Ashgate 2005). He has directed a university undergraduate social work programme, and has fourteen years' experience as a practice teacher (student supervisor), working in a variety of social work settings, including the United States. Steven M. Shardlow is Professor of Social Work at the University of Salford, England and is Professor II at BodÃ, University College, Norway. He is Director of Salford Centre for Social Work Research and edits the Journal of Social Work. He is the co-author (with Mark Doel) of Modern Social Work Practice (Ashgate 2005). Previously, he has directed a university postgraduate social work programme; managed a multi-disciplinary team of health and social care practitioners, and practised as a field and residential social worker.

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