Virtue-Led social work practice

Manohar Pawar, Richard Hugman, Andrew Alexandra, Arthur Anscombe

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By presenting the genesis of the research idea and delineating and developing the concept of virtue in social work practice, this chapter brings out the significance of virtue-led practice and how it strengthens 'being' of social workers along with their thinking and doing. It summarises research methods employed and major findings of an Australian Research Council discovery project, 'Virtuous Practitioners: Empowering social workers' and discusses implications for social work education, research and practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial work
Subtitle of host publicationInnovations and insights
EditorsManohar Pawar, Wendy Bowles, Karen Bell
Place of PublicationNorth Melbourne, Vic
PublisherAustralian Scholarly Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781925801286
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018


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