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Social Work Process and Practice
Approaches, Knowledge and Skills
 
 
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13 Apr 2006
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9781403905857
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This new textbook examines the knowledge, skills and values that underpin and inform current social work practice and processes. With a clear focus on skills, social work processes and the suitability of different methods, Watson offers students a toolkit for applying theoretical frameworks to actual practice situations.


Description

This new textbook examines the knowledge, skills and values that underpin and inform current social work practice and processes. With a clear focus on skills, social work processes and the suitability of different methods, Watson offers students a toolkit for applying theoretical frameworks to actual practice situations.


Reviews

'Throughout, the authors maintain the focus of the work upon the service user and promote their full involvement if social workers are to promote their empowerment and to provide anti-discriminatory practice in every area.' - Helen Jenkins, Social Policy and Social Work


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


Authors

DAVID WATSON and JANICE WEST are both Senior Lecturers in Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and have extensive practice experience between them.