The Supervisory Relationship within Practice Learning

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The book will give consideration to the challenges posed by working within a context of austerity and structural inequalities such as poverty, discrimination and political and economic tensions for service delivery. Relationships and communication are the foundation of good social work practice highlighted in the national and international literature. However, social work practice is coming under increased scrutiny in the current socio-political climate. It is crucial that the book takes cognisance of this but it will offer the reader a reassuring and refreshing approach to practice.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationDoing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change
EditorsCheryl McMullin, Mary McColgan
Place of PublicationLondon
Pages147-162
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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  • Relationship based social work
  • students
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Mac Dermott, D., & McCall, S. (2017). The Supervisory Relationship within Practice Learning. In C. McMullin, & M. McColgan (Eds.), Doing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change (pp. 147-162). London.
Mac Dermott, Denise ; McCall, Susannah. / The Supervisory Relationship within Practice Learning. Doing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change. editor / Cheryl McMullin ; Mary McColgan. London, 2017. pp. 147-162
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Mac Dermott, D & McCall, S 2017, The Supervisory Relationship within Practice Learning. in C McMullin & M McColgan (eds), Doing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change. London, pp. 147-162.

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Doing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change. ed. / Cheryl McMullin; Mary McColgan. London, 2017. p. 147-162.

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Mac Dermott D, McCall S. The Supervisory Relationship within Practice Learning. In McMullin C, McColgan M, editors, Doing Relationship Based Social Work: A Practical Guide to Building Relationships and Enabling Change. London. 2017. p. 147-162