Exploring ways of strengthening fieldwork training in social work

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The quality of fieldwork practice provided to social work trainees is one of the major challenges of Social Work training. This paper attempts to look at the strengths and gaps in the fieldwork training practices. The paper is based on available literature, the author's experience and feedback received from postgraduate social work students of Manipal University. It discusses various factors that need to be considered to strengthen the fieldwork training and the significant role of the Social Work educator in strengthening the fieldwork training component.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-374
Number of pages10
JournalIndian Journal of Social Work
Volume75
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014

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In: Indian Journal of Social Work, Vol. 75, No. 3, 01.01.2014, p. 365-374.

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