Review and analyze the social work theories addressed in lectures, course readings and in-class activities
Choose four theories that make sense to your world view and practice ideals. For each theory, you will summarize:
The founding person(s) or school
Its location in the development of the profession and historical period
The key elements of the theory
Construct a one to two page personal framework incorporating these theories into your own personal practice model
Describe how these theories complement each other and how they will inform your practice
One to two page summary for each theory
One to two page personal framework incorporating these theories
Description of how these theories complement each other and how they'll inform your practice
Use at least one non-course source per theory
APA reference list and in-text citations
Get help with researching, APA citing, and writing through the Library and Learning Curve.
The library has a selection of books related to social work theory that can be used to complete your assignment. You may also use websites as your resources if they're credible.
To request these books from the library, click the linked titles and fill out the online request form. The book's details will be automatically filled out for you.
1. Complete the Evaluating Information tutorial and read through the evaluating information tips linked below. These will help you determine what are credible sources when doing online research.
3. Using the skills you've learned, search the library's databases and Google for information related to your topic. See below for a few recommended databases. Keep in mind you aren't limited to these databases.
EBSCOhost databases are a great place to start your search for articles. Once you open EBSCOhost, type your keywords into the search box.
The Federal Science Library searches seven science-based collections from the Canadian Federal Library. Keep in mind that not all sources found in the Federal Science Library are Canadian.
Google Scholar searches academic content across a wide variety of disciplines and sources.
To familiarize yourself with how to find the elements you need to create your reference list and with how to use NoodleTools, it's recommended you complete the tutorials below.
1. Log into NoodleTools and:
1. Write a paper, using your work from the previous steps, to discuss the topics listed in the assignment description.