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Preparing for social work with refugees using enquiry and action learning

Burgess, Hilary and Reynolds, Jill (1995). Preparing for social work with refugees using enquiry and action learning. Social Work Education, 14(4) pp. 58–73.

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Internationally there is a need for social workers to be prepared to work with refugees and displaced persons. In many countries including the UK it may be difficult to ensure this is included in basic professional courses, especially if these are based on traditional disciplines, or if curriculum content is already overloaded. An approach to learning is described which is problem-led, and based on self-directed small group study, through which teaching and learning about work with refugees has successfully been included at a British school of social work

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1995 Routledge
ISSN: 0261-5479
Keywords: social work; refugees; asylum seekers; enquiry and action learning; dispossessed
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 20074
Depositing User: Jill Reynolds
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010 16:28
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 05:14
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