ERIC Number: EJ1113264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Social Work Continuing Education: Current Issues and Future Direction
Kurzman, Paul A.
Journal of Teaching in Social Work, v36 n4 p332-341 2016
Continuing education is arising as an area of rapid growth and increased attention in the social work profession. Conceptually, the impetus and focus are on the promotion of the principles of lifelong learning and professional replenishment; but pragmatically, the driving force has been the virtually universal requirement of continuing education hours for social work licensure renewal. This article lays out the history of continuing social work education and discusses the current and emerging issues herein for the profession.
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Continuing Education, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Barriers, Lifelong Learning, Learning Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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