The article discusses the construction of the critical thinking concept in higher education and its change in scientific publications between and Based on a systematic literature review, the following research questions are raised: how does construction of critical thinking concept change in the context of higher education during time? How are personal, interpersonal, and social aspects expressed in the concept of critical thinking in the context of higher education? The systematic literature review revealed significant grow of publications starting from
What Is Critical Thinking in Social Work?
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Social workers offer many valuable services to people in need. They provide mental health services, such as diagnosis and counseling, advocate for clients who are unable to do so themselves, provide direct care services, such as housing assistance and help clients obtain social services benefits. The ability to remain open-minded and unbiased while gathering and interpreting data, otherwise known as critical thinking, is crucial for helping clients to the fullest extent possible. Critical thinking is one of the top skills required to be a successful social worker. The Foundation for Critical Thinking describes critical thinking as the ability to analyze, synthesize, evaluate and apply new information. Critical thinking in social work practice involves looking at a person or situation from an objective and neutral standpoint, without jumping to conclusions or making assumptions.
Thinking Like a Social Worker: Examining the Meaning of Critical Thinking in Social Work
Critical thinking skills allow you to understand and address situations based on all available facts and information. Typically, using critical thinking at work involves processing and organizing facts, data and other information to define a problem and develop effective solutions. You should include your strongest critical thinking skills on your resume and discuss them during interviews. In addition, you might consider setting goals and adopting practices to help you build the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in your job.
This book is one of four key titles in a new series of study skills texts for social work students. The material contained in the book focuses on the foundations of critical thinking, reflective practice, and critical reading and writing. The book is aimed at all students and social workers in training, including international students. Critical thinking skills for your social work degree. Journal of social work [online], 20 5 , pages