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Is it worth the effort? How feedback influences students’ subsequent submission of assessable work
This paper explores the extent to which students appear to their assessors to act on feedback they have received, and questions the assumption that providing feedback alone is sufficient to effect
Four approaches to capacity building in health: consequences for measurement and accountability
SUMMARY The term capacity building has been used in respect of a wide range of strategies and processes which have the ultimate aim of improved health practices which are sustainable. After defining
Sex Differences in the Treatment Needs and Outcomes of Problem Gamblers
Previous studies have found significant differences between men and women who have sought help for problems associated with their gambling. While this raises the possibility of differing treatment
Spirituality and Social Work
Contents: Preface Part I Concepts and Contexts: Religion and spirituality Social work and spirituality. Part II Spirituality Over the Lifespan: Childhood Youth Relationships Work Ageing. Part III
Not the Same: A Comparison of Female and Male Clients Seeking Treatment from Problem Gambling Counselling Services
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It is demonstrated that females comprised 46% of the population of persons who sought assistance due to concerns about their gambling from the publicly-funded BreakEven counselling services in the state of Victoria, Australia, in one 12-month period, suggesting that the model of service delivery which is community based counselling on a non-residential basis may be better able to attract female clients.
Evidence-Based Social Work: A Critical Stance
Over the last decade or so, the idea of evidence-based practice has attracted vociferous critiques and much scepticism within the Australian social work community. To the dismay of those of us
The sustainability of health promotion interventions for different levels of social organization.
TLDR
It is argued that it is necessary to be able to differentiate between levels of social organization which are the focus of change, the means employed to achieve change, and the outcomes or effects that are achieved if one is serious about achieving sustainability.
Theorising Social Exclusion
Part 1: Introducing Theories of Social Exclusion and Social Connectedness Part 2: Applied aspects of Social Exclusion and Social Connectedness 2.1. The Other Side of Social Exclusion: Interrogating
What (a) Difference a Degree Makes: The Evaluation of the New Social Work Degree in England
After many years of debate in the UK about the need for a degree-level qualification in social work, the arguments for a minimum degree-level qualification were accepted. The requirements for the
The 'pressures to change' approach to working with the partners of heavy drinkers.
TLDR
Almost two-thirds of the drinking partners of clients in treatment made a significant move towards change, compared with none of the drinkers in the waiting list control condition.
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