publication . Article . 2015

The sustainability of Egan’s Skilled Helper Model in students’ social work practice

Riggall, Sally;
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  • Published: 15 Sep 2015 Journal: Journal of Social Work Practice, volume 30, pages 81-93 (issn: 0265-0533, eissn: 1465-3885, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This paper investigates the nature of students’ learning of the Egan Skilled Helper model in enabling them to develop collaborative communication skills which place service-users at the centre of decision making. The paper is a follow-up to an earlier paper which found that the Egan model was helpful to students as a communication and problem management tool and that they had transferred their learning into practice. The current study involves seven students from the first study and examines whether their knowledge and skills from learning the model in year one have been sustained two years later during their third year practice placement. A key finding is that ...
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free text keywords: L500 Social Work, X300 Academic studies in Education, Pedagogy, Sustainability, Medical education, Communication skills, Psychotherapist, Problem management, Social work, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2015

The sustainability of Egan’s Skilled Helper Model in students’ social work practice

Riggall, Sally;