Collaboration on Disaster Prevention Education Curriculum Development project and its implications for social work

Xuemei Zhang, Yunong Huang, Mingli Li

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    Abstract

    Collaboration has often been regarded as an effective way to meet people's need in social work and other fields. This article reports on a Disaster Prevention Education Curriculum Development project launched and headed by the Aide et Action China Office in Sichuan, China. Emphasis is on the collaborations between Aide et Action and other non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, schools, local communities and volunteers. It is suggested that collaboration is critical to the successful operation of the project. The factors that contribute to the effective and efficient collaboration in the project are proposed and addressed. The implications for social work practice are also discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)165-173
    Number of pages9
    JournalChina Journal of Social Work
    Volume4
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

    Keywords

    • China
    • Collaboration
    • Non-governmental organization
    • Project
    • Social work

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