Social Work Contexts and Practice

Social Work Contexts and Practice

by Marie Connolly, Louise Harms
     
 

Building on the strengths of the popular first edition, Social Work: Context and Practice is the most comprehensive text of its kind: encompassing the theory and practice of social work in both Australia and New Zealand. A variety of social work environments are explored with the fields of the practice covered, including: working with the elderly, child

Overview

Building on the strengths of the popular first edition, Social Work: Context and Practice is the most comprehensive text of its kind: encompassing the theory and practice of social work in both Australia and New Zealand. A variety of social work environments are explored with the fields of the practice covered, including: working with the elderly, child protection, mental health and drugs and alcohol, and community development. With an emphasis on cultural practice and field skill development, this text will be useful throughout students' entire education and into their professional lives.

New Edition Highlights:

- New Australian co-editor and contributors add a wealth of experience from both educators and practitioners within Australia and New Zealand

- Reflective practice questions and issues throughout teach students to review their own performance and to learn from personal experience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195562873
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Marie Connolly, Dr, Chief Social Worker, Office of the Chief Social Worker, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand.
Louise Harms, Dr, Senior Lecturer and Associate Head (Academic) at the School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Melbourne, Australia.

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