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Social Work : From Theory to Practice - Marie Connolly

Social Work

From Theory to Practice

Paperback Published: 31st December 2015
ISBN: 9781107458635
Number Of Pages: 224

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Booktopia Comments

Deakin University - Geelong (Waurn Ponds) HSW111: Theories for Social Work Practice: Social Work Theory and Practice B
Deakin University - Geelong (Waurn Ponds) HSW212: Social Work Processes and Interventions: Social Work Theory and Practice E

Product Description

Social Work: From Theory to Practice uses an integrated approach to explore a variety of social theories through social work's unique interpretative lense. Systems, psychodynamic and person-centred theories, and cognitive-behavioural, narrative and strengths-based practices are specifically addressed, and students are shown how to apply these in human service settings. These theories are supported by case studies written by experienced practitioners, providing an in-depth exploration of the use of theory in practice. This second edition of Social Work includes new material on mindfulness, and mind, body and spirit social work, as well as enhanced content relating to Indigenous social work. Social Work: From Theory to Practice is an accessible and engaging text that clearly explains the theories that underpin social work in practice.

  • New and enhanced material on mindfulness and Indigenous social work, and features a strengthened approach to cultural content
  • Updated to include new research and literature on fresh theories adopted into social work practice
  • Explores the way social theories have translated into social work practice

A excellent book for the critical social worker


A brilliant textbook for the upcoming reflective , critical social workers. A book that will help make sence of the theories that will guide your practice.


Social Work

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1. Social work knowledge, theory and practice
2. Frameworks, models and practice
3. Systems theories
4. Onion-peeling theories
5. Faulty-engine theories
6. Story-telling theories
7. Mountain-moving theories
8. Reflective practice and theory.

ISBN: 9781107458635
ISBN-10: 1107458633
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 31st December 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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