What is it about?
This paper explores the links between housing and well-being. Access to appropriate and affordable housing should be a key concern for social work. This paper explores contemporary housing policy and practice issues and sets out four case-studies which illustrate a range of key housing issues. This paper will be a valuable resource for qualified social workers, social work students and practice educators. Social work and social policy academics will find the case-studies helpful as a resource to use and adapt in teaching sessions.
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Why is it important?
Housing should be a key area of concern for social work students and practitioners. The links between housing and well-being are well established and there is a need to understand contemporary housing practice and policy issues to effectively work with a wide range of service users. Equally the authors hope that the case-studies explored in this paper will be useful for social work academics to use and adapt in the classroom.
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This page is a summary of: It’s not just about where someone lives: educating student social workers about housing-related matters to promote an understanding of social justice, Social Work Education, May 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2019.1612867.
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