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Social Pedagogy and Social Work

by Lowis Charfe and Ali Gardner SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 160 pages
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This highly engaging and introductory-level book is aimed at students and practitioners alike to help build an understanding of social pedagogy and its relevance to practice. Case studies and reflective exercise introduce students and practitioners to the basic principles and concepts, while chapter-by-chapter reflection logs, support a more critical engagement with essential skills for practice.

Chapter 1: What is Social Pedagogy and How Does It Link to Social Work?
Chapter 2: Social Pedagogical Key Thinkers
Chapter 3: Social Pedagogy Concepts
Chapter 4: The Development of Social Pedagogy in Children, Young People and Families Social Work
Chapter 5: Adopting social pedagogical approaches in working with adults
Chapter 6: Participation
Chapter 7: Social Pedagogy and risk: Have you done a risk assessment?

Ali Gardner is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Manchester Metropolitan University where she teaches on a number of modules including law and social work, working with people with disabilities and personalisation. Ali has spent a number of years working with people with learning disabilities within practice, policy, research and advocacy. She has been involved with a partnership project with the Department of Health, Skills for Care (North West) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)  to design and support the development of personalisation teaching resources for social work programmes in the Higher Education Sector.