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3.9 Conclusion

This extract has covered a wide range of issues designed to make you reflect on your own life experiences and on the experiences and perceptions of service users and practitioners. Social work is about working with people, as service users and as colleagues, and you are also one of the people in this process. I hope that working through the module and listening to the audio clips have prompted you to reflect on your practice.

You will find that many of the themes and issues you have exp
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The unit explores what it means to become a critical social work practitioner by using a series of activities and readings to guide you through some new and important concepts. An understanding of ‘critical perspectives’ will help you take a positive and constructive approach to the challenging problems that arise in social work practice.

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6.3 What size of majority vote should decide the issue?

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