Social Work Process And Practice

Social Work Process And Practice

by David Watson, Janice West, Jo Campling
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403905851

ISBN-13: 9781403905857

Pub. Date: 09/01/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This important new textbook examines the knowledge, skills, and values that underpin current social work. It emphasizes the need for workers to consider their approach to practice and how this may impact on the assessment, intervention, and evaluation of their work with service users. With its clear focus on skills, social work processes, and the suitability of

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Overview

This important new textbook examines the knowledge, skills, and values that underpin current social work. It emphasizes the need for workers to consider their approach to practice and how this may impact on the assessment, intervention, and evaluation of their work with service users. With its clear focus on skills, social work processes, and the suitability of different methods, this text offers students a toolkit for applying theoretical frameworks to actual practice situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403905857
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
• Preface
• Acknowledgements
• New Professionalism - The Challenge for Social Work Practice
• Approaches to Practice
• Assessment: Purpose, Process and Approach
• Methods of Intervention: Purpose and Process
• Methods of Intervention: Working with Presenting Issues
• Methods of Intervention: Working on Feelings
• Selecting Methods
• Reflection and Supervision
• Evaluation of Practice: Learning for the Future
• Conclusion: Approaches to Practice and Modern Social Work
• Appendix
• Bibliography

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