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OSVRTI, PRIKAZI, POLEMIKE

COMPETENCIES FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE: A MODEL FOR INFORMING SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

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Social work profession pro­motes human and community well-being through its quest for economic and social justice and prevention of violation of human rights. Social work education is basis and key factor for shaping the profession’s future and com­petent professionals. The Co­uncil on Social Work Education (CSWE) uses the Educational Po­licy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) to accredit baccalaurea­te and master’s-level social work programs. Core competencies form the base for curriculum for social work education in United Sta­tes. The competencies are iden­tified as the explicit curriculum. The resulting practice behaviors that may be used to operationali­ze the curriculum and assessment methods are general and advance practice. In this paper the author pre­sents the core competences which form the base for curriculum de­velopment and subsequent asses­sment of educational outcomes as well as the resulting practice be­haviours.

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PERIODIKA Socijalna politika 2/2013 УДК 364-4:37(73) 133-142
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