• Podsoc #23

Social Work Theory:

In conversation with Malcolm Payne

Theory is critical to how social work is practised. Malcolm Payne makes this important link in this conversation. He takes us on a fascinating journey from debates about theory to examples from his own practice in hospice care.

Malcolm Payne is a social worker and educator and consultant on end-of-life care and social care, author/co-author of 16 books and more than 300 articles and chapters, co-editor of 11 books, on social work, healthcare and end-of-life care, published in 16 languages and 17 countries. From 2002 to 2012, he was director of psychosocial and spiritual care and policy and development adviser, St Christopher’s Hospice London and, prior to that, Professor and Head of Applied Community Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University. He currently has academic appointments at Kingston University/St George’s University of London, England; Helsinki University Finland; Opole University Poland and Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Contact Malcolm Payne through his blogs on social work and end-of-life care, listed on his Google Profile, and follow him on Twitter: @MalcolmPayne.

Recommended citation – APA6th

Fronek, P. (Interviewer). (2012, September 13) Social work theory: In conversation with Malcolm Payne [Episode 23]. Podsocs. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://www.podsocs.com/podcast/social-work-theory/.

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