In the Field: A Real-Life Survival Guide for the Social Work Internship

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This practical, down-to-earth practice-based book helps students move from the world of the classroom, textbook, and theory to the world of real practice. In the Field: A Real-Life Survival Guide for the Social Work Internship by William Danowski helps students prepare for entering their first field placement, and enforces the fact that coworkers, supervisors, and life experiences have much to offer. Practioners preparing for their first field placement will see in this guide that going into a new and unknown environment can result in missteps or mistakes, but this text's ideas, examples, and orientations can serve as a guide to beginning a rewarding and successful career.

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This practical, down-to-earth practice-based book helps students move from the world of the classroom, textbook, and theory to the world of real practice.

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  • Case examples taken from actual client and student encounters prepare students for potential situations and provide insight into how others have handled them.
  • Includes feedback from former field students who have completed their first field placement that provides students with behind-the-scenes coaching, making them aware of potentially competing political agendas when working with agencies and clients.

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