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Practitioner's Guide to Working with Families - Margaret Bell

Practitioner's Guide to Working with Families

By: Margaret Bell (Editor), Kate Wilson (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2003
ISBN: 9780333922644
Number Of Pages: 256

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This text offers a guide to working with families for practitioners and students in social work, health and related professions. It offers up-to-date information on political, legislative and theoretical frameworks, and it reviews and illustrates a wide range of approaches and practice skills.

Introduction; M. Bell and K. Wilson SECTION 1: THE SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND WELFARE CONTEXT FOR WORKING WITH FAMILES New Labour and Family Support; C. Skinner Families, Social Change and Diversity; B. Frost and B. Featherstone SECTION 2: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICE APPROACHES TO WORKING WITH FAMILIES Assessing Families: The Family Assessment: Assessment of Family Competence, Strengths and Difficulties; L. Bingley Miller and A. Bentovim Using Extended Attachment Theory as an Evidence Based Guide when Working with Families; D. Heard Theme Focussed Family Therapy: Working with the Dynamics of Emotional Abuse Within an Attachment and Systems Perspective; U. McCluskey SECTION 3: WORKING WITH FAMILY GROUPS IN DIFFICULTY Working with Divorcing Partners; C. Clulow and C. Vincent Working with Family Change: Re-partnering and Stepfamily Life; J. Batchelor Working with Families Where There are Child Protection Concerns; S. Petrie Working with Families Where There is Domestic Violence; M. Bell Working with Families Who Neglect Their Children; D. Iwaniec Foster Care: Policies and Practice in Working with Foster Placements; K. Wilson and Ian Sinclair

ISBN: 9780333922644
ISBN-10: 0333922646
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: January 2003
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.8  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1