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social work lecturer





Social work lecturers are professionals who exercise dual roles, on one hand they practice the academic discipline that provides social services, such as counselling, therapy or advocacy, to individuals or groups of people. On the other hand they are part of the academic world providing professional education, engaging also in research and knowledge development, contributing to solutions concerning complex social problems and innovative approaches to ameliorate those problems. They teach social work knowledge, skills and values for preparing students to engage in culturally competent social work practice with diverse populations and communities.

Alternative Labels

university social work and social policy lecturer

higher education social work teacher

social work lector

social work professor

senior lecturer in social work

professor of social work and social policy

professor of social work

social work lecturer

social work teacher

university lecturer in social work

academic social work educator

professor of social policy

social work instructor

university social work lecturer

lector in social work

lecturer in social work and social policy

lecturer in social work

university lecturer in social work and social policy

social work docent

university social work teacher

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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