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Psychology for the human services

A sound understanding of the fundamentals of human psychology is critical for all human service professionals. For social workers who work with people in family, group, and community settings the insights from psychological knowledge can be especially helpful. Psychology can also throw light on aspects of professional and organisational behaviour, highlighting social processes such as […]

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Improving assessment

It’s common knowledge amongst educators and educational designers that assessment plays a critical role in formal educational settings. Assessment, and students’ understanding of the requirements of assessment, drives learning. For those of us involved in professional education the key is to design assessment tasks that connect with the knowledge, skill and values students need to […]

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