This book presents a combined psychodynamic and systems approach to social work practice offering a thorough exploration of the two theories, and applying them to a broad range of social work concerns.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)|
About the Author
Author Michael Preston-Shoot: Michael Preston-Shoot is an Independent Chair of both a safeguarding vulnerable adults board and a local safeguarding children board. He has researched and written extensively on social work law, and also on social work education and service user experiences of service provision.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.- Defining the Theory (1): Psychodynamics Defining the Theory; (2): Systems Towards a Working Synthesis for the Person-in-situation.- Criticisms, Myths and Parodies.- Social Work and Society.- Making Sense of Social Work.- Tasks Supervision, Consultation, and Individual and Organisational Tangles.- Postscript: Openings into Closed Systems.