Social Workers' conceptions of the relationship between theory and practice in an organizational context

Ko Ling Edward Chan, Cecilia L.W. Chan

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The research studies the relationship between theory and practice in the context of an agency. Eight social workers from an agency were recruited for in-depth interviews. Results showed that the conception of theory and practice was influenced by the self, the client and the agency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)543-557+560+562+564+566+568
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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