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Critical Practice in Social Work - Robert Adams

Critical Practice in Social Work

By: Robert Adams (Editor), Lena Dominelli (Editor), Malcolm Payne (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th April 2009
ISBN: 9780230218635
Number Of Pages: 432

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What do social workers need to know in order to practise skilfully and effectively? Edited by three Social Work's leading scholars, the second edition of this highly respected textbook helps bridge the gap between social work theory and the challenges of day-to-day practice.

Versatile and thoughtful, the book's simultaneous accessibility and depth make it essential reading suited for both social work students at undergraduate and post-qualifying level. Practitioners, too, will learn and benefit from the insights collected together in this valuable addition to their bookshelf.

Industry Reviews

"Social Work Practice: Critical Reflection and Skills: 1st edition
""Excellent...on the relationship between values and social work, Chris Clark's elegant chapter on rights, justice and citizenship [is] especially well argued." -- Martin Davies, "THES"

Introduction
Values Into Practice Values in Social Work
Professional Values and Accountabilities
Identity, Individual Rights and Social Justice
Pushing Ethical Boundaries for Children and Families
Parental and Reproductive Rights
Ethical Tensions in Social Work: Consent in Later Life
Theories For Practice Critical Reflection and Social Work Theories
Brown Groupwork
Community Work
Psychosocial Work: An Attachment Perspective
Cross Cultural and Black Perspectives through the Life Course
Cognitive-behavioural Practice
Task-centred work
Advocacy and Empowerment
From Radical to Critical Social Work
Feminist Social Work
Anti-oppressive Approaches
Postmodern and Constructionist Approaches
Developing Critical Practice Being a Critical Practitioner
Safeguarding Children
Fostering and Adoption
Working with Looked after Children and Young People in Residential Care
Family-based Social Work
Youth Justice and Young Offenders
Safeguarding Adults
Care Management
Mental Health
Physical Disability
Learning Disability
Older People
End of Life Care and Bereavement
Concluding Comment
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ISBN: 9780230218635
ISBN-10: 0230218636
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 16th April 2009
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.3  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.78
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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