Reflectivity in Social Work will be emphasized through discursive, ethical, narrative and critical processes. The aim of the course is to enable participants to strengthen their critical reflections and to increase understanding of situational and contextual practices. To enhance reflective processes the course will provide knowledge about ethical dimensions in Social Work, professional discretion, different discourses and narrative approaches.
Knowledge at the most advanced frontier of the discursive, ethical, narrative and critical processes in Social Work.
Through reflective processes contribute to the identification and to analyze challenges in Social Work.
To demonstrate substantial scholarly and professional integrity and sustained commitment to the development of new ideas or processes at the forefront of Social Work Research.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Recommended previous knowledge
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- Course teacher
- Solveig Botnen Eide
- Course coordinator
- Siv Oltedal
Method of work
Students need to attend a one week on-campus study programme. Presence is mandatory (MP). Mandatory requirements: 75% presence. If students do not fulfil the MP requirement, students will have to pass an assignment given by the course coordinators in order to take the course exam.
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Healy, K. (2018) The skilled communicator in social work. Chapter 1: The skilled communicator in social work and Chapter 2: Preparing to communicate. Palgrave MacMillan
Løgstrup, K. E. (1997): The Ethical Demand. University of Notre Dame (ISBN: 978-0-268-00934-2)
Molander, A., Grimen, H.; & Eriksen, E.O.: Professional Discretion and Accountability in the Welfare State. In: Journal of Applied Philosophy,Vol. 29, No. 3, 2012 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5930.2012.00564.x
Jessen, J. T.: Public governance-constraints and challenges for social work practice. In: Journal of Comparative Social Work 2015/2
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White, S. W.: Critical reflection in health and social care. Open University, Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Sist oppdatert: 06.12.2019