The Essential Social Worker: An Introduction to Professional Practice in the 1990s / Edition 3

The Essential Social Worker: An Introduction to Professional Practice in the 1990s / Edition 3

by Martin Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 1857421000

ISBN-13: 9781857421002

Pub. Date: 06/01/1994

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857421002
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
9.45(w) x 6.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition
Permissions
Acknowledgements
Pt. IA framework for the 1990s
1The historical context3
2The policy context7
Pt. IIThe theory and practice of maintenance
3The social worker's role39
4Clients point the way: Eight lessons to learn49
5Towards a theory of maintenance57
6The achievement of change73
7Power and responsibility95
8Pro-active involvement in the community119
Pt. IIIDimensions of practice
9First encounter: The client enters an alien world133
10Who is the client? Who determines the action?145
11Speech: The social worker's basic tool159
12The social worker's use of self173
13Beyond the use of self179
Pt. IVIn conclusion
14Skills, knowledge and qualities in the essential social worker201
Bibliography209
Name index219
Subject index223

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