New PDF release: A Dream Deferred: How Social Work Education Lost Its Way and

By Howard Karger

ISBN-10: 0202363805

ISBN-13: 9780202363806

From its inception within the past due 19th century, social paintings has struggled to hold out the complicated, occasionally contradictory, capabilities linked to decreasing discomfort, bettering social order, and social reform. on account that then, social courses just like the implementation of welfare and the growth of the provider economy-which must have augured good for American social work-instead resulted in a persisted lack of credibility with the general public and in the academy.A Dream Deferred chronicles this decline of social paintings, attributing it to the negative caliber schooling up to now half-century. The incongruity among social work's promise and its functionality warrants a serious assessment schooling. For the previous half-century, the fortunes of social paintings were managed by way of the Council of Social paintings schooling, which oversees accreditation of the nation's colleges of social paintings. Stoesz, Karger, and Carrilio argue that the inability of scholarship of the Board of administrators compromises this accreditation coverage. equally, the standard literature suffers from the susceptible scholarship of editors and referees. The quality of deans and administrators of social paintings academic courses is low and graduate scholars are ill-prepared to start stories in social paintings. extra complicating this debate, the substitution of ideology for educational rigor makes social paintings liable to its critics.The authors country that, due to the fact that CSWE is not likely to reform social paintings schooling, colleges of social paintings might be loose to procure accreditation independently, and so they suggest standards for autonomous accreditation. A Dream Deferred builds at the previous, provides a bracing critique of the current, and proposes thoughts for a greater destiny that can not be overlooked or dismissed.

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