A SWOT analysis of social work education in Canada

@article{Westhues2001ASA,
  title={A SWOT analysis of social work education in Canada},
  author={Anne Westhues and Jean Lafrance and Glen Schmidt},
  journal={Social Work Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={35 - 56}
}
This paper draws upon the research carried out for a study of human resource needs of social workers in Canada to make a SWOT analysis of social work education and the profession. Strengths that were identified included a holistic practice orientation; the linkage between theory and practice; regulation and certification; a generalist approach to practice; increased cultural relevance of social work education; high quality social work programs; a continued demand for social workers; and the… 
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