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The Totally Integrated Syllabus: an Experiment in Social Work Education

International Social Work , Volume 17 (4): 11 – Jan 1, 1974

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Sage Publications
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Copyright © 1974 by SAGE Publications
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0020-8728
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0020-8728
D.O.I.
10.1177/002087287401700403
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The Totally Integrated Syllabus: an Experiment in Social Work Education

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The Totally Integrated Syllabus: an Experiment in Social Work Education SAGE Publications, Inc.1974DOI: 10.1177/002087287401700403 B.Kent Emersency Training Course for Social Workers, leeds Polytechnic, U.K INTRO~DIJCTiCxN N January 8th, 1973, fifty students were admitted for 'two years of study ~`o,n the Leeds Emergency Training Course for Social Workers, and were introduced to a totally new syllabus which had just been completed and approved. While the contenfi of the syllabus resembled that of the previous two years, it was organised and presented in quite a new way. Orthodox 'demarcation ilines' (Sociology, Psychology, Social Policy, Social Work Methods) had been abandoned and, instead, an integrated method of teaching on a cross-disciplinary basis throughout the course had been adopted. This article sets out the background of the course, the reasons for adopting the integrated syllabus, factors which facilitated its development, the advantages and disadvantages ,enco,u,ntered and, finally, the impression as to its success. ' 1. The Emergency Training Scheme for Soda (Workers Clare Winnicott, as Director of Chiild Care Studies (Home Office) initiated this scheme, which had a two-fold objective : 1 ) to recruit as new entrants into social work candidates who in mid-life wished to make a change in career;
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