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The Social Work Portfolio Planning, Assessing, and Documenting Lifelong Learning in a Dynamic Profession,9780534343057

The Social Work Portfolio Planning, Assessing, and Documenting Lifelong Learning in a Dynamic Profession

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 7/16/2001
Publisher(s): Cengage Learning

Summary

In THE SOCIAL WORK PORTFOLIO, the authors emphasize that learning how to learn and continuing to learn are fundamental processes for professional social workers in the twenty-first century. The text provides students with a tool to plan, assess, and document the nature, scope, and quality of learning during--and following--formal university study. The book is intended to help students to develop their own social work portfolio.

Table of Contents

The Social Work Portfolio and Lifelong Learning
1(13)
The Social Work Portfolio
1(2)
Contemporary Social Work: Issues and Challenges
3(1)
Lifelong Learning and the Information Age
4(5)
Principles for Lifelong Learning in Social Work
6(3)
Guidelines for Collaborative Group Learning in Social Work
9(2)
Exercises
11(3)
Independent Learning Exercises
11(1)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
12(2)
Exploring Your Learning Self
14(13)
Contemporary Perspectives on Learning
14(10)
Multiple Intelligences
15(2)
Emotional Intelligence
17(2)
Psychological Type
19(2)
Learning Style
21(3)
Exercises
24(3)
Independent Learning Exercises
24(2)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
26(1)
Portfolio Exercise
26(1)
Determining Your Social Work Learning Needs
27(12)
The Social Work Knowledge Base
27(8)
The General Social Work Knowledge Base
31(1)
Certificates, Licenses, and Diplomas
32(2)
Academic Transcripts
34(1)
Course Syllabi
34(1)
Learning Products
34(1)
Performance Appraisals, Evaluations, and Feedback
35(1)
Exercises
35(4)
Independent Learning Exercises
35(2)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
37(1)
Portfolio Exercise
37(2)
Exploring a Social Work Career and Preparing a Resume
39(17)
Personality Characteristics and Occupational Choice
39(4)
The Career Timeline
43(1)
Preparing a Professional Resume
44(3)
A Resume for Your Social Work Portfolio
47(1)
Exercises
48(8)
Independent Learning Exercises
48(1)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
49(2)
Portfolio Exercises
51(5)
Preparing Personal Learning Plans
56(13)
Personal Learning Plans
56(7)
Learning Goal(s)
58(1)
Rationale
58(1)
Learning Objectives
59(1)
Action Plans for Learning
59(1)
Social Support
60(1)
Evaluation
60(3)
The Planning Process
63(1)
Exercises
64(5)
Independent Learning Exercises
64(3)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
67(1)
Portfolio Exercises
67(2)
Compiling and Assessing Your Social Work Portfolio
69(18)
Compiling the Components of Your Social Work Portfolio
69(9)
Title Page
70(1)
The Submission Letter
70(1)
Table of Contents
71(1)
Introduction
71(2)
Resume
73(1)
Personal Statement
74(2)
Learning Products and Reflective Assessments
76(1)
Summary
76(1)
Appendixes
77(1)
Assessing the Social Work Portfolio
78(3)
Purposes
78(1)
Contents
79(1)
Form
80(1)
Portfolio Assessment Rubric
80(1)
Planning for the Future
81(3)
Conclusion
84(1)
Exercises
84(3)
Independent Learning Exercises
84(1)
Collaborative Group Learning Exercises
85(1)
Portfolio Exercises
85(1)
Optional Exercises
86(1)
Appendix 1 Lifelong Learning Questionnaire 87(2)
Appendix 2 Common Phases of a Professional Social Work Career 89(2)
Appendix 3 Index of Learning Styles 91(6)
Appendix 4 The Self-Assessment of Social Work Knowledge Survey 97(20)
Appendix 5 The Social Work Interests Instrument 117(2)
Appendix 6 Sample Cover Letter 119(2)
Appendix 7 Action Verbs for Use in Developing Learning Plans 121(2)
Appendix 8 Social Work Portfolio Documents Checklist 123(2)
Bibliography 125(4)
Index 129

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