Worldview Diagnostic Scale: Educational Instrument for Enhanced Pedagogy on Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Education

Shaynah Neshama-Bannister


The academic literature has identified the urgent need for training competency-based social workers on issues of religion and spirituality. The academic institutions, however, have not responded to this need with curricula inclusion and classroom pedagogy on the subject. This study offers a concrete methodology that attempts to bridge the identified gap. The introduced Worldview Diagnostic Scale (WDS) is a classroom instrument for enhanced pedagogy for teaching on religion and spirituality in social work education.

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