Introduction: Thinking about Practice in Social Work

  • Pam Carter
  • Tony Jeffs
  • Mark K. Smith


Looking at what we do as workers can be taxing and threatening. We have to take a step back, get in touch with our feelings, thoughts and actions, and try to make sense of experiences. These are not easy things to do and what we find is not always welcome. In the same way, sharing work with others can often seem like a risky business. On the one hand we may learn and develop from the experience; on the other, we may look fools or failures.


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  • Tony Jeffs
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