TITLE

A yawning gap in knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Shrubb, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;7/15/2010, Issue 1827, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether training for social workers in Great Britain should include basic medicine to help them identify clients' needs and find appropriate help. Medical knowledge is not mentioned in the national occupational standards for social work though it is said practitioners should have knowledge of services relevant to individuals and their families. National standards also expect social workers to work effectively with others to improve services.
ACCESSION #
52730993

 

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