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Teaching resilience skills to social work students and others

Abur, William 2020, Teaching resilience skills to social work students and others, African Journal of Social Work, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 23-31.

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Title Teaching resilience skills to social work students and others
Author(s) Abur, WilliamORCID iD for Abur, William orcid.org/0000-0002-3640-1573
Journal name African Journal of Social Work
Volume number 10
Issue number 2
Start page 23
End page 31
Total pages 9
Publisher African Journal of Social Work
Place of publication Makhanda, South Africa
Publication date 2020-08-15
ISSN 2409-5605
1563-3934
Keyword(s) social work
resilience skills
students
emotional challenges
teaching
research
Ubuntu concept
African Indigenous
Summary Social work as a profession is a growing area in many Indigenous community groups around the world. Students who choose to study social work have some strong voices and commitments to serve vulnerable families, individuals and community groups that are facing some social, health and political issues. Building resilience resources and skills for social work students who are studying social work course is part of the social work roles. In reallife, social issues and health issues challenged many people in different levels which caused emotional challenges, feeling of uncertain and helpless. Therefore, teaching resilience skills to social work students is very important in order for students tobe well-prepared and managed complex issues of their clients in the field of social work such as emotional reaction of clients and work pressures. This paper is a literature review of resilience that used Ubuntu concept from African Indigenous perspectivein humanity and community. The paper first provided introduction of Ubuntu philosophy to reader. Second, thepaper provided background of the research problem, which is the need of resilience skills in social work teaching. Finally, the paper summarised resilience skills that are suitable to social work practitioners, social work students and social work lecturers in their field of practice to support their clients and themselves while dealing withcomplex and emotional issues in the fields.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2020, National Association of Social Workers-Zimbabwe/Author(s)
Free to Read? Yes
Use Rights Creative Commons Attribution non-commercial licence
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30141040

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