Exploring the “Archeology of Social Practice”
- Societies across nations practiced modalities of social interventions. Social Work, as a concept and profession, warrants some self-refection to reinvent itself.
- On-line proliferation of SW’s knowledge, values and skills repudiates many—most—of our assumptions of practice. There is hardly a unique function that SW can exclusively claim. The evidence of our obsolescence and inanity are pervasive.
- Meaningful self-transformation is an ongoing process. But a decade is a good projection provided SW administrators could eschew their own delusions.
- Yes, indeed. This whole project calls for “Unification of Social Work” (1999), which is fundamentally interdisciplinary.
- Innovation begins with an idea. The problem of contemporary SW is its lack of any original idea. We cannot survive let alone serve as a parasitic identity. So, let begin with an idea (without becoming our own nemesis). 137 words