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Fieldwork in the Human Services

Theory and practice for field educators, practice teachers and supervisors

Fieldwork in the Human Services by Lesley Cooper
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"This book offers an excellent guide for all those committed to the provision of high quality field teaching and assessment in the human services. The international line-up of top contributors confirms the widespread importance now given to field education.' Professor David Howe, University of East Anglia. 'This is an impressive collection of wisdom, reflections and practical advice. It is comprehensive and clearly written. The various authors address issues which are pertinent to field education globally.' Joan Orme, University of Southampton How do students learn from fieldwork experiences? How can supervisors assist students doing fieldwork?

Fieldwork in the Human Services is a practical guide for educators and managers involved in supervising field education. Drawing on the experience of academics, clinicians and educators from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK, this collection explores how to make the most of the fieldwork experience.

With learning as the central theme, contributors examine the practical application of a range of learning theories and models of supervision. Management issues are also considered, as are working with cultural difference and legal and ethical aspects. Fieldwork in the Human Services will be welcomed by anyone involved in field education in social work, health, community work, education, welfare and related fields. "

Allen & Unwin; January 2000
286 pages; ISBN 9781741150186
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Title: Fieldwork in the Human Services
Author: Lesley Cooper; Lynne Briggs