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Social Work Practice with Children and Families (Paperback, New) Loot Price: R613
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Social Work Practice with Children and Families (Paperback, New): Carolyn Spray, Beverley Jowett

Social Work Practice with Children and Families (Paperback, New)

Carolyn Spray, Beverley Jowett

Series: Social Work in Action series

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Carefully researched and highly readable, this textbook explores what enables good and effective practice in local authority field social work delivered to children, young people and their families. The book sets the context for local authority social work practice and then chapter-by-chapter takes the reader carefully through the social work process. Detailed case studies work really well in embedding the legal and theoretical context firmly within the practice challenges of safeguarding children. Overall the book is about social workers effecting change so that children can continue to live successfully with their families and within their communities. Key features include: " Strong links between theory and practice; " Core themes relevant to training and practice- assessment, decision-making, interprofessional collaboration and reflective practice; " Accessible and jargon-free, also includes a useful glossary of relevant legislation; " Learning points and case study exercises in each chapter. Written in a lively and engaging style, students and newly qualified social workers will find this book provides a helpful introduction to children and families local authority social work as it exists today. It will be invaluable for students taking courses in child and family social work and child protection. The book will also appeal to experienced practitioners who want to explore action research or create the space for reflective practice as part of their continuous professional development. It will help other professionals involved in supporting children develop insight into the practice of social workers.

General

Imprint: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of origin: United States
Series: Social Work in Action series
Release date: November 2011
First published: 2012
Authors: Carolyn Spray • Beverley Jowett
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-1-4129-2179-4
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social work
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services > Child welfare
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social work > General
LSN: 1-4129-2179-1
Barcode: 9781412921794

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