Localising social work : lessons learnt from a community based intervention amongst the Bedouin in Jordan
Al-Makhamreh, Sahar, Hasna, Fadia, Hundt, Gillian, Al-Smairan, Mohammad and Alzaroo, Salah. (2012) Localising social work : lessons learnt from a community based intervention amongst the Bedouin in Jordan. Social Work Education, Vol.31 (No.8). pp. 962-972. ISSN 0261-5479Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2011.610787
This paper presents an example of local social work practice in Jordan in the health field. It draws on a research study on Bedouin health in the North Eastern Badia. The project developed, implemented and evaluated a training intervention developed in partnership with a range of providers for improving local social work practice. Evaluation methods used included a pre and post test, focus group discussions and students' field notes. Findings revealed the significance of promoting culturally competent practice to respond to local health and social needs. Students and practice assessors agreed that the training interventions were an effective way to implement theory into local practice in relation to Bedouin society. This training intervention is an example of developing local social work practice as a way of responding critically to social inequalities.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Social Work Education|
|Page Range:||pp. 962-972|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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