Supporting Others in Their Professional Development (Chapter 12 in Social Work with Children and Families: Developing Advanced Practice).
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This chapter considers ideas of professionalism in social work practice, professional development, ways of sharing professional expertise, and strategies for promoting positive learning environments in the workplace. Key characteristics of a learning organization are described, as well as techniques for using reflection as a tool for learning. 6 boxes.
Social workers; Child welfare training; Professional training materials; Interprofessional relationships; Networking; Mentor programs; Mentors