Bill Shaw: Compassion & its Implications for Social Work Practice
Date: Monday, 15 August 2016
It could be argued that one of the most salient factors for a student’s decision to embark on a professional course of tertiary study in social work is to help others. Indeed commonly held stereotypes of social workers are characterized by its practitioners acting compassionately to others. However the practice of compassion receives little mention in social work literature or competency framework documents. This is interesting considering that at the heart of the profession is the quality relationship or connection the practitioner has with their client. This webinar will explore what research findings on Compassion can offer both the profession and practice of Social Work.