Social Work: Introducing Professional Practice
SAGE Publications, 23/03/2006 - 240 من الصفحات
What is the role of social work? What does it mean to be a social worker? What are the changes affecting social work training?
Introduction to Social Work addresses these questions and provides an understanding of the knowledge, values, and skills requirements of professional social work. The author has played a key role in constructing the subject benchmarks for the social work degree and offers a reflective and thoughtful commentary upon training, education and practice. Written in a lively and readable style, the book captures the essence of the changes sweeping through social work and engages the reader in these debates.
Key features of this book include:
- Comprehensive content structured around the guidelines for training and practice
- Bridges the gap between theory and real-life practice
- Student-friendly features such as case-studies, discussion questions, further reading and a glossary
This exciting publication will be a core textbook for trainee social workers as they progress through the qualifying social work degree, or as they begin their practice as newly qualified workers seeking to consolidate their learning.
`The unique aspect of this book which distinguishes it from other competitors is that it is constructed explicitly around the key roles and benchmark statements...this book will offer something new and interesting to the growing field of social work education literature and is likely to be relevant to both students and practitioners in the UK and elsewhere' - Dr Caroline Skehill, Queens University Belfast
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Social work is located in the context of the helping professions , the caring services , and the history of the British welfare ... perspectives provides some understanding of how and why social work became recognised as a profession .
Social Work as a Profession : Making a Case Early attempts to define social work tried to address the question : what makes a profession ? Preoccupied with establishing its identity , social work in the USA and the UK considered this ...
Social work education traditionally has interviewed applicants to ensure a sound selection for the profession . Becoming a Profession : from Despair to Recognition Official recognition of social work as a profession was slow to arrive .
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Focus on Practice
Different Contexts for Practice
Social Work Roles
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