A Study on the Essence of Practice Knowledge of the Social Workers

사회복지사들의 실천지식의 본질에 대한 연구

  • Received : 2009.07.30
  • Accepted : 2009.08.30
  • Published : 2009.11.30


This study was to examine the generative process, contents and normative practice of social workers practice knowledge and grope the suggestion for the reconstruction of social work knowledge. The authors approched with reflective narrative method, Data were collected from six social workers who have engaged in social work. As result, when they have confronted unaccountable phenomenon they generated knowledge through self - reflection and these confirmed, reproduced through normative practice. The researchers proposed the abduction resoning form for the knowledge development method in social work practice field, the reinforcement of human studies in social workers educational process, reconstruction of the network practice.