Thus, issues like social injustices, human rights, terrorism, poverty and even mal-nutrition and poor health conditions, high rates of mortality and modality, dropout rates of girl child from school, poor governance and high rates of corruption, religious extremism and low literacy rates, all these problems can be handled if we offer indigenous social work
This article provides an overview of both undergraduate- and graduate-level social work
education in Saudi Arabia.
The Army's ultimate goal is for all social work
graduates to achieve independent licensure in 2 years.
The global and interdisciplinary concept of well-being and the importance of its integration into both domestic and international social work
practice is discussed by Dorothy Gamble in "Well-Being in a Globalized World: Does Social Work
Know How to Make it Happen?" As Gamble notes, social worker practice is shaped by our conceptions of normative well-being, and social workers should understand differences in conceptualizations of well-being among developing and industrialized countries and how measures of evaluating well-being are evolving.
Despite some of these shortcomings this book is an extremely valuable contribution to social work
literature in Canada.
Whereas prior studies and rankings have compared graduate social work
programs with each other across a range of quality indices, this editorial represents a first attempt to compare these programs with non--social work professional schools and academic departments across selected dimensions.
Since self-determination was now deemed to be a product of client emancipation rather than social recognition, older social work
approaches to the development of self-determination were now criticized by many in the profession as encouraging clients to seek the ideal of autonomy but providing no means to achieve it (Fook, 2002; Simon, 1994).
Dominelli's (2001 as cited in Findlay & McCormack, 2007) study of 179 social workers in Britain via a mailed postal questionnaire, found that social workers had limited insight regarding the broader structural influences of globalization processes on social work
practice at the local level.
"There are certain things in training that those learning parts of the job will not be educated in as someone who has gone through four years of social work
education," she said.
I urge all school social workers to review the revised NASW Code of Ethics and to think about how its updated provisions relate to current social work
practice in schools.
Her education started at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964, before moving on to the Columbia University School of Social Work
in Upper Manhattan.
This book, coordinated by Professor Pastor Seller (University of Murcia) and Professor Martinez-Roman (University of Alicante), has been edited on the occasion of the 1st International Congress of Faculties and Schools of Social Work
and the 10th National Congress.