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    Taking Care: Criticality and Reflexivity in the Context of SocialWork Registration


    Kirwan, Gloria and Melaugh, Brian (2015) Taking Care: Criticality and Reflexivity in the Context of SocialWork Registration. British Journal of Social Work, 45 (3). pp. 1050-1059. ISSN 0045-3102

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    Abstract

    Prompted by the introduction of statutory social work registration into the Republic of Ireland, the authors consider the assumptions that attach to regulation, including the promise of greater public protection vis-a` -vis the management of misconduct issues by social work regulators. They ponder the paradoxical implications for the future of social work if, notwithstanding the arguments in favour of registration, social work fails to theorise and critically reflect on the prevention, interpretation and management of professional misconduct.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: professional registration; fitness to practise; professional misconduct; reflexivity;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Applied Social Studies
    Item ID: 11189
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcu151
    Depositing User: Gloria Kirwan
    Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2019 15:58
    Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Social Work
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
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