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Critical Social Work Practice

Synopsis
This series of 25 audio tracks looks at social work practice around the world and compares attitudes and management techniques within the social work field. Material is taken from The Open University Course K315 Critical social work practice. Individual tracks are: What is critical practice? (5:53 min); How useful is critical practice? (6:15 min); Making decisions about people (8:11 min); What powers do social workers hold?(6:46 min); Relative power in decision making (8:13 min); Regulation in social work (9:31 min); How effective are standards? (11:02 min); How have regulations and standards changed the job? (6:26 min); The impact of standards on service users (8:59 min); Social work in a US school (8:56 min); Dealing with emotions and crises (8:05 min); Working in a school context (5:49 min); Working in a Lithuanian polyclinic (7:59 min); Social work skills in a polyclinic setting (9:26 min); Working in a South African psychiatric ward (10:17 min); Working with mental health patients (10:34 min); Working in the field of mental health (9:26); Changing Lives: Social work in Scotland in the 21st century (5:04 min); The impact on organisational structures (3:58 min); Implementing change through leadership (2:45 min); The impact of change on young people’s residential units (3:11 min); The impact of change on mental health provision (2:43 min); Evaluating the Changing Lives report (2:32 min); Involving service users (2:27 min);Continuing involvement in Changing Live (3:32 min).
Series
Critical Social Work Practice, Course K315
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2009
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
social work training

Online availability

URI
http://podcast.open.ac.uk/oulearn/health-and-social-care/podcast-k315-socialwork-practice#
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Open University

Distributor

Name

Open University on iTunesU

Web
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Name

Open University Podcasts

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