|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The ecology of judgement: a model for understanding and improving social work judgements|
|Citation:||Helm D & Roesch-Marsh A (2017) The ecology of judgement: a model for understanding and improving social work judgements. British Journal of Social Work, 47 (5), pp. 1361-1376. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcw091|
|Abstract:||Professional judgement is viewed as a crucial yet complex aspect of social work practice. Significant factors in judgement are understood to include individual psychological and emotional processes, interpersonal communication and the relationship between social work as a profession and society. Each contributory factor must be described and understood clearly in its own right and there is also a need to describe and understand the ways in which these different elements interact as parts of a complex system. We propose an ecological model of judgement that facilitates consideration of the complex non-linear interactions between multiple components forming a system or 'ecology' of judgement. Originating in the concepts of ecological rationality and systems thinking this paper proposes the ecology of judgement as a clear and logical model which practitioners and organisations can use to support and promote critical reflexive judgement in practice.|
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