TITLE

Why placements are vital

AUTHOR(S)
May-Chahal, Corinne
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;9/23/2010, Issue 1836, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the system of placements for the social work students and discusses its benefits. It reports that placements create opportunities for learning social skills and also ensures that students meet the standards for professional conduct in practice. Placements give students the chance to meet the standards of professional practice under the General Social Care Council code of practice. It also enables students to work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities.
ACCESSION #
55495312

 

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