Management in Social Work

Management in Social Work
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 1137285419
ISBN 13: 9781137285416
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The third edition of this textbook has been thoroughly revised to meet the needs of today's social work students, professionals and service managers. It illustrates current legislation, policy, procedure and concerns, with additional material included to develop readers' confidence and skills in the context of learning organisations. This book is essential reading for students and practitioners alike, particularly those who need to understand organisation and management theory for study purposes and those who aspire to move into social work management or have been recent promoted.

Sociology for Social Work

Sociology for Social Work
Author: Chris Yuill,Alastair Gibson
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2010-10-21
ISBN 10: 1446200574
ISBN 13: 9781446200575
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This excellent textbook introduces the social work student to the field of sociology, illustrating how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice. Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker and service user. A wide range of topics and subjects relevant to social work are covered, including: -Gender -Class -Ethnicity and race -Ageing -Health -Intimacies -Social exclusion -Crime and deviance -Communities -Disability The book comes with access to an exciting companion website offering the reader downloads, web links, powerpoint slides and case studies. Every chapter of the book further includes further case studies, along with lots of clear definitions of terms, and reflection points, making this book the essential introductory text for all social work students.

Political Social Work

Political Social Work
Author: Shannon R. Lane,Suzanne Pritzker
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 505
Release: 2017-12-16
ISBN 10: 3319685880
ISBN 13: 9783319685885
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This social work book is the first of its kind, describing practical steps that social workers can take to shape and influence both policy and politics. It prepares social workers and social work students to impact political action and subsequent policy, with a detailed real-world framework for turning ideas into concrete goals and strategies for effecting change. Tracing the roots of social work in response to systemic social inequality, it clearly relates the tenets of social work to the challenges and opportunities of modern social change. The book identifies the core domains of political social work, including engaging individuals and communities in voting, influencing policy agendas, and seeking and holding elected office. Chapters elaborate on the necessary skills for political social work, featuring discussion, examples, and critical thinking exercises in such vital areas as: Power, empowerment, and conflict: engaging effectively with power in political settings. Getting on the agenda: assessing the political context and developing political strategy. Planning the political intervention: advocacy and electoral campaigns. Empowering voters Persuasive political communication. Budgeting and allocating resources. Evaluating political social work efforts. Making ethical decisions in political social work. Political Social Work is a potent reference for social work professionals, practitioners, and students seeking core political knowledge and skills to practically advance their work. For specialists and generalists alike, it solidifies political action as vital for the evolution of the field.

Social Work with Disabled People

Social Work with Disabled People
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2015-12-26
ISBN 10: 1349860581
ISBN 13: 9781349860586
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Social Work Skills Workbook

The Social Work Skills Workbook
Author: Barry R. Cournoyer
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2016-03-10
ISBN 10: 1305633784
ISBN 13: 9781305633780
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Becoming a Social Worker

Becoming a Social Worker
Author: Viviene E. Cree
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780415259415
ISBN 13: 041525941X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Becoming a Social Worker tells the story of thirteen social workers living and working in the UK; what has brought them into social work and what has kept them in it since. This book describes what it is like to be a social worker in different practice settings, what it is like to be a social work manager and what is happening in social work education. These accounts set out to make social work visible, so that those considering a career in the caring professions can make an informed choice about whether social work is the career for them.

A Study of Social Work in Pakistan

A Study of Social Work in Pakistan
Author: Mohammad Khalid
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 538
Release: 1982
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015020762400
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Organisations and Management in Social Work

Organisations and Management in Social Work
Author: Mark Hughes,Michael Wearing
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2007-09-07
ISBN 10: 144623360X
ISBN 13: 9781446233603
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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What role does social work play in human service organisations? How do social workers experience and initiate organisational change? How can they engage and negotiate with managers and other professionals? How does a social worker deal with ethical and interpersonal conflicts within organisations? Organisations and Management in Social Work grounds these complex questions in a comprehensive and accessible overview of the organisational context of social work practice. The book demonstrates how effective service delivery is dependent on organisational and managerial activities and procedures, and emphasises the importance of critiquing existing organisational structures. This invaluable book: " critically examines organisational theory, managerial techniques and organisational structures " develops strategies for ethical and reflective organisational practice " promotes an understanding of how to plan and manage change in learning organisations " helps readers understand the nature of social work professionalism, including partnership and teamwork, and the inherent tensions in human service organisations " discusses important themes such as leadership, supervision, risk, decision making, and accountability " explores the potential for increasing service user and worker participation in organisations " includes extended practice examples and reflective questions. Organisations and Management in Social Work will be essential reading for social work students and professionals who wish to better understand the organisational context in which they work. Dr Mark Hughes is a Lecturer and Dr Michael Wearing is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of New South Wales.

Communication in Social Work

Communication in Social Work
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Total Pages: 158
Release: 1994-01-21
ISBN 10: 134923219X
ISBN 13: 9781349232192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Understanding and Using Theory in Social Work

Understanding and Using Theory in Social Work
Author: Juliette Oko
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0857254979
ISBN 13: 9780857254979
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Written in an accessible style, this title introduces theory as an explanatory framework that is drawn upon by the social worker to inform their decision-making process, by helping to 'make sense' of what is going on.

Social Work Practice with Children Fourth Edition

Social Work Practice with Children  Fourth Edition
Author: Nancy Boyd Webb
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 461
Release: 2019-01-14
ISBN 10: 1462537553
ISBN 13: 9781462537556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: direct practice, family, families, childhood problems, at-risk, adolescents, adolescence, assessments, interventions, psychotherapy, counseling, child abuse, maltreatment, child welfare, neglect, trauma, parents, play therapy, schools, substance abuse, poverty, child development, social workers, textbooks, texts, kids, social work courses, MSW, masters classes, masters students, social work school, LCSW, child protective services, therapists, counselors, practitioners, helping professionals, mental health, transgender, ADHD, emotional and behavioral problems, violence, homelessness, PTSD, parental drug use, domestic violence, community violence, abused children, poor families, dysfunctional, bullying, loss, divorced, immigrants DESCRIPTION A leading course text and practitioner resource for over 20 years--now revised and updated--this book presents developmentally and culturally informed methods for helping children in family, school, and community settings. Nancy Boyd Webb offers vital guidance and tools for practitioners. The text demonstrates research-based strategies for working with victims of maltreatment and trauma as well as children affected by poverty, parental substance abuse, bullying, and other adversities. Vivid case examples illustrate the "whys" and "how-tos" of play and family therapy, group work, and school-based interventions. Student-friendly features include thought-provoking discussion questions and role-play exercises. Reproducible assessment forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size"--

Handbook of Health Social Work

Handbook of Health Social Work
Author: Sarah Gehlert,Teri Browne
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2019-07-09
ISBN 10: 111942027X
ISBN 13: 9781119420279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The updated third edition of the definitive text on health social work Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of Handbook of Health Social Work is an authoritative text that offers a comprehensive review of the diverse field of health social work. With contributions from a panel of international experts in the field, the book is theory driven and solidly grounded in evidence-based practice. The contributors explore both the foundation of social work practice and offer guidance on effective strategies, policies, and program development. The text provides information that is essential to the operations of social workers in health care including the conceptual underpinnings and the development of the profession. The authors explore the practice issues such as theories of health behavior, assessment, communication and the intersections between health and mental health. The authors also examine a wide range of examples of social work practices including settings that involve older adults, nephrology, oncology, and chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, genetics, end of life care, pain management and palliative care, as well as alternative treatments, and traditional healers. This is the only handbook of its kind to unite the body of health social work and: • Offers a wellness, rather than psychopathological perspective and contains treatment models that are evidence-based • Includes learning exercises, further resources, research suggestions, and life-course information. • Contains new chapters on topics such as international health, insurance and payment systems, and implementation of evidence-based practice • Presents information on emerging topics such as health policy in an age of reform, and genomics and the social environment • Reviews new trends in social work and health care including genetics, trans-disciplinary care, and international, national, and state changes in policy Written for social work educators, administrators, students, and practitioners, the revised third edition of Handbook of Health Social Work offers in one volume the entire body of health social work knowledge.

Social Justice Theory and Practice for Social Work

Social Justice Theory and Practice for Social Work
Author: Lynelle Watts,David Hodgson
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2019-01-01
ISBN 10: 9811336210
ISBN 13: 9789811336218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book offers a much-needed critical overview of the concept of social justice and its application in professional social work practice. Social justice has a rich conceptual genealogy in critical theory and political philosophy. For students, teachers and social workers concerned with empowerment, social change and human rights, this book provides a guide to the key ideas and thinkers, crucial historical developments and contemporary debates about social justice. It synthesises interdisciplinary knowledge and offers a new framework for practice, including a clear and practical exposition of four domains of skills and knowledge important for social justice informed social work. The book also contributes to social work pedagogy by offering a comprehensive set of learning outcomes that can be used to design curriculum, teaching and learning, and further research into social justice praxis. This book provides a range of philosophical and critical perspectives to support and inform social work professional knowledge and skills. In its tight knitting together of theory and practice this book links philosophical and moral principles with an understanding of how to engage with social justice in a way that is relevant to social work.

Social Work Practice in the Addictions

Social Work Practice in the Addictions
Author: Michael G. Vaughn,Brian E. Perron
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2012-12-09
ISBN 10: 1461453577
ISBN 13: 9781461453574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Social workers represent the largest body of addiction and mental health service providers, and there is a consistent need for up-to-date information. Social Work Practice in the Addictions is a comprehensive evidence-based volume. Contributing authors of this volume have been carefully selected to ensure representation of the leading social work addiction researchers. Additionally, researchers from other allied fields, including psychiatry, psychology, and public health, will also be involved to ensure a strong interdisciplinary perspective. Unlike other texts on addiction, this book incorporates ideas of social justice, practice with diverse communities, and ethics to represent the entire knowledge base of social work.

Confidentiality in Social Work

Confidentiality in Social Work
Author: Janet Wilson
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 292
Release: 1980-10-01
ISBN 10: 0029348501
ISBN 13: 9780029348505
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Social Work Reasearch And Statistics

Social Work Reasearch And Statistics
Author: Suresh Murugan
Publsiher: Social work department, PSGCAS
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013-12-01
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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ABOUT PROJECT MSW : CONVERSION OF SOCIAL WORK STUDY MATERIALS (IN PAPER) INTO SOFT COPIES, ELIMINATING THE DIFFUCILTIES IN GETTING STUDY MATERIALS.

Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
Author: Michael J. Holosko,Catherine N. Dulmus,Karen M. Sowers
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2012-12-27
ISBN 10: 1118420918
ISBN 13: 9781118420911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A lifespan approach presenting evidence-informedinterventions for working with individuals and families Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families coversassessment of and intervention with children, adolescents, adults,the elderly, and families. It offers an array of pedagogicalfeatures within each chapter, as well as online resources andreview questions at the conclusion of each chapter to help guidecritical thinking about topics. Reflecting the current state of evidence-informed social workpractice, each chapter's contributors emphasize the incorporationof wider forms of systematically collected data such as casestudies, best or promising practices, and consumer-focused data.Reading this book will not only give readers the tools to workeffectively with individuals and families, but also develop theirskills in evidence informed practice. Comprehensive and insightful, Social Work Practice withIndividuals and Families is a student- andpractitioner-friendly text identifying the best assessment toolsand strategies available for social workers to successfully serveindividuals and families facing a broad range of challenges.

What is Social Work

What is Social Work
Author: Nigel Horner
Publsiher: Learning Matters
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-10-30
ISBN 10: 0857256750
ISBN 13: 9780857256751
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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It is essential that social work students have a clear grasp of the history and the evolutions of social work practice. Now in its fourth edition, Horner′s classic introductory text looks at how issues such as the Personalisation Agenda, the work of the Reform Board, and how the notion of a Big Society and the recent contractions in government spending have impacted on practice and education.

Concepts and Methods of Social Work

Concepts and Methods of Social Work
Author: Walter A. Friedlander
Publsiher: Prentice Hall Professional
Total Pages: 243
Release: 1976
ISBN 10: 9780131664883
ISBN 13: 0131664883
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sociology for Social Work

Sociology for Social Work
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1997-11-11
ISBN 10: 1349134732
ISBN 13: 9781349134731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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