Are you looking to understand more about social pedagogy? Wanting to see how you can incorporate these approaches into your practice? Ali Gardner and Lowis Charfe introduce you to this exciting new approach to UK social work practice that has been shaping care services in Europe for decades. It is a holistic approach that requires an absolute commitment to employing your heard, heart, and hand in creatively working alongside individuals to support the process of change at an individual, communal, and societal level.  – The authors outline the key concepts, philosophy, and history of social pedagogy to ground you in the theory  – Exercises help you to reflect on how to incorporate this new philosophy into your work  – Practical examples demonstrate how you can apply key principles to your own practice After reading this book you will be able to confidently engage with social work that emphasises people rather than processes at the heart of intervention.

Adopting Social Pedagogical Approaches in Working with Adults

Adopting Social Pedagogical Approaches in Working with Adults
Adopting Social Pedagogical Approaches in Working with Adults

It is true to say that much of the literature and examples of practice around social pedagogy relate to work with children and young people. In this chapter, I aim to explore how social pedagogy provides a useful framework for working alongside adults receiving social care. In so doing, I will demonstrate how social pedagogy can enhance the role of those involved with delivering social work and social care. Finally, the chapter will consider the compatibility of social pedagogy within the current legislative, policy and economic context.

Social Pedagogy – Key Concepts

In order to explore the relevance of social pedagogy in our work with adults, it may be useful to ...

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