ERIC Number: EJ1107160
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Leadership in Social Work: Where Are We?
Sullivan, W. Patrick
Journal of Social Work Education, v52 suppl 1 pS51-S61 2016
This article provides an overview of the status of leadership in social work, with an emphasis on unique functions and challenges leaders face in the field. Included in this review is a consideration of the concept of leadership as distinct from management, a historical review of the development of leadership as a specialty within social work, and a look at the reported effectiveness of various leadership models. Finally, it is argued that among the various leadership models to choose from, client-centered leadership is consistent with the goals and values that undergird the profession.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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