Building Bridges not Pipelines

skrifað 26. sep 2013
Building bridges

Third International Conference on Practice Research, June 9-11, 2014. Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York City.

Third International Conference on Practice Research
June 9-11, 2014
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
New York City

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

A persistent metaphor for linking social work research and practice is "building a bridge". However, prevailing strategies for doing so come closer to "digging a pipeline"-- with all knowledge flowing from academic researchers to social work practitioners and ultimately to the people who use social work services. But real bridges support two-way traffic, and social work knowledge-building should do the same.

The purpose of this conference is to promote innovative, flexible and truly collaborative practice-research strategies that engage academic researchers and social work practitioners in a productive dialogue rather than a conflict over research-based "versus" practice-based knowledge-development paradigms. It is intended to bring our most inventive national and international thinkers together to learn from each other rather than to set them apart.

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