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Expectations, attitudes and motives among future social workers in Sweden: students in social work
Dalarna University, School of Education, Health and Social Studies, Social Work.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5967-0795
Dalarna University, School of Education, Health and Social Studies, Social Work.
2012 (English)Conference paper, Poster (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The intended aim of this paperis to discuss motivation and personal traits among social work students andimplication to international social work. An enquiry was made to investigatethe motivation, values and expectation among first year social work students atfour universities in Sweden. There is previous evidence that education havedifficulties forming students values, and the effect follows that it isbecoming vital to attract and accept the best students for the profession. Oneof the investigated universities did have a different form of admission systemsince half of their students were accepted after a test and an interview. Thepresentation aims to present results from the survey as well as discuss how theresults of the Swedish social work students differed in between theuniversities and from international research of social work students.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Keyword [en]
Social work students, social work program, values, expectations
National Category
Social Work
Research subject
Health and Welfare
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-12598OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-12598DiVA: diva2:627291
Conference
Social Work Social Development 2012: Action and Impact, 8-12 July 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden
Available from: 2013-06-11 Created: 2013-06-11 Last updated: 2015-12-16Bibliographically approved

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