A Situational Analysis Of Issues And Challenges Faced By Social Work Students During Their Field Placements In Karachi, Pakistan

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  • Dr Sakina Riaz Department of Social Work, University of Karachi

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https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v5i1.305

Abstract

Field work is viewed as the important pillar of Social Work profession. The aim of this study is to examine the issues and challenges faced by the Social Work Students during their Field Placement in different agency settings. This study articulates the teaching philosophy, conceptual framework, and fieldwork practices followed by Student of Social Work Department at Karachi University. Qualitative research design was employed in this study and purposive sampling strategy was used for data collection. The results of the study drawn that the main constraints stem from a lack of social work agency supervisors, lack of training for agency supervisors, the lack of a fieldwork curriculum and nonexistent or insufficient funding of fieldwork related activities.

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Published

2017-03-08

How to Cite

Riaz, S. (2017). A Situational Analysis Of Issues And Challenges Faced By Social Work Students During Their Field Placements In Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 5(1), 45–59. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v5i1.305

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