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Experiments in Field Practicum: An Indian model of living-learning Rural camp for Transformative learning in Social work Education

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work, West Texas AandM University, USA
  • 2 College of Social Work, University of Utah, USA
  • 3 School of Social Work, Marian College, Kuttikkanam, Kerala, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (4), Pages 81-86, April,14 (2015)


This article is exploring one of the field practicum model conducted in India called rural camp. This community basedliving-learning field practicum model, is explored from a transformative learning theory in this article. Rural camp is one of the special programs of indigenization of social work education with specific focus on training macro practice in India. While the article explores rural camps features and challenges, it narrates model of social work living-learning field practicum model to social work education.


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