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Publication Date: January 1987

Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 64:1

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Social conditions (Public welfare and social services)

Keywords: Israeli Jews; Jewish Organizations; Jewish Education

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of continuing education in social work in Israel, examining its strength and pointing out directions for future developments. The first part of the paper will briefly survey the history of continuing education in social work over the past 20 years, which are the most significant for this subject. Then the current picture will be elucidated. The paper will conclude by looking more deeply into the issue of the status of continuing education programs in an academic framework, a very important area for future developments.