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Applying Critical Thinking and Analysis in Social Work

Applying Critical Thinking and Analysis in Social Work

April 2019 | 193 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This highly practical guidebook will help you develop the critical and analytical skills essential to your successful social work education and evidence-informed, reflective practice. Mapped to international social work core competencies, it takes you through the complete critical thinking process that you're required to know as a social work student. Key features include: - Theoretical break down and simplification of key theories – How to avoid common pitfalls - Activities to help you cement your learning - Case studies applicable in practice. This will support you right from the very beginning of your programme through to the end of your final placement and into practice. 

Part I: An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Analysis
Chapter 1: Introduction to Critical thinking
Chapter 2: Introduction to Critical Knowledge
Part II: An Introduction to Critical Reading and Writing
Chapter 3: Critical Reading
Chapter 4: Critical Writing
Part III: Critical Thinking and Analysis in Practice
Chapter 5: Critical Reflection
Chapter 6: Professional Judgement and Decision Making
Chapter 7: Critical Analysis and Working with Risks and Strengths
Chapter 8: Reflexivity and Use of Self
Chapter 9: Analytical Assessments and Report Writing

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