ERIC Number: EJ1037175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
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Reference Count: 41
A Science of Social Work, and Social Work as an Integrative Scientific Discipline: Have We Gone Too Far, or Not Far Enough?
Brekke, John S.
Research on Social Work Practice, v24 n5 p517-523 Sep 2014
There are two purposes to this article. The first is to update the science of social work framework. The second is to use recent discussions on the nature of realist science and on social work science to propose a definition of social work as an integrative scientific discipline that complements its definition as a profession.
Descriptors: Social Work, Scientific Enterprise, Interdisciplinary Approach, Definitions, Professional Identity, Professional Education, Educational Practices, Scientific Literacy, Science Activities, Educational Development, Educational Change, Best Practices, Theory Practice Relationship, Models
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