Summary This unit has introduced you to some important and challenging ideas in social work theory and practice. We have developed the ideas of critical practice to demonstrate, through a constructive approach, that social work theory and practice are closely interlinked. In a fine-grained examination of an interaction, theoretical perspectives can be ‘pulled’ from an analysis of ‘talk’ or the communication and language used in a social work interview, as the reading by Coope
This unit has introduced you to some important and challenging ideas in social work theory and practice. We have developed the ideas of critical practice to demonstrate, through a constructive approach, that social work theory and practice are closely interlinked.
In a fine-grained examination of an interaction, theoretical perspectives can be ‘pulled’ from an analysis of ‘talk’ or the communication and language used in a social work interview, as the reading by Coope
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