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The Blackwell companion to social work

Author: Martin Davies
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The contributors to this book are professionals and highly respected in the field. The book provides an up-to-date guide for undergraduates to the theory, practice-theory and practice of social work. Each chapter lists five key points, three questions for discussion and three recommendations for further reading.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Davies
ISBN: 9781405170048 1405170042
OCLC Number: 147986079
Description: xii, 538 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: knowledge, theory and social work practice --
an easy access approach / Pat Collingwood and Martin Davies --
Pt. 1. Reasons for social work --
1. Family disruption and relationship breakdown / Jane Boylan and Graham Allan --
2. Child abuse / Lorraine Waterhouse --
3. Domestic violence / Cathy Humphreys --
4. Ill-health / Eileen McLeod and Paul Bywaters --
5. Physical disability / Deborah Marks --
6. The frailty of old age / Chris Phillipson --
7. Mental illness / Peter Huxley --
8. Learning disabilities / Kirsten Stalker and Carol Robinson --
9. Alcohol or drug problems / Sarah Galvani --
10. Population movement and immigration / Beth Humphries --
Pt. 2. Applying knowledge to practice --
1. Relating theory to practice / David Howe --
2. Assessment, intervention and review / Jonathan Parker --
3. Anti-discriminatory practice / Neil Thompson --
4. Feminist theory / Lena Dominelli --
5. Task-centred work / Peter Marsh --
6. Care management / William Harder --
7. Risk assessment and management / Hazel Kemshall --
8. Welfare rights practice / Neil Bateman --
9. Counselling / Janet Seden --
10. Anger management / David Leadbetter --
11. Family therapy / Jan White --
12. Groupwork / Allan Brown --
13. Cognitive-behavioural therapy / Tammie Ronen --
Pt. 3. The practice context --
1. Social work with children and families / June Thoburn --
2. Social work and schools / Karen Lyons --
3. Social work, divorce and the family courts / Adrian L. James --
4. Social work with adult service users / Alison Petch --
5. Social work in healthcare settings / Bridget Penhale --
6. Mental health social work / Roger Manktelow --
7. Social work in the criminal justice system / Gwen Robinson --
8. Social work in collaboration with other professions / Hugh Barr, David Goosey and Mary Webb --
Pt. 4. Social work and its psychosocial framework --
1. Social work and society / Viviene E. Cree --
2. Social work and politics / Mark Drakeford --
3. Gendering the social work agenda / Audrey Mullender --
4. Culture, ethnicity and identity / Kwame Owusu-Bempah --
5. Families / Graham Allan --
6. Sexuality and sexual relationships / Siobhan Canavan and Seamus Prior --
7. Psychology and social work / Brigid Daniel --
Pt. 5. The human life cycle --
1. Infancy / Gillian Harris --
2. Childhood / Gillian Schofield --
3. Adolescence / Martin Herbert --
4. Partnership and parenting / Janet Walker --
5. Late life ageing / Ian Philp --
Pt. 6. Perspectives on social work --
1. Service users' perspectives / Suzy Croft and Peter Beresford --
2. The perspective of the disabled people's movement / Sally French and John Swain --
3. The carer's perspective / Rose Barton --
4. Black perspectives / Beverley Prevatt Goldstein --
5. The research perspective / Nick Gould --
6. The evidence-based perspective / Geraldine Macdonald --
7. An ethical perspective on social work / Richard Hugman --
8. Inspection: a quality-control perspective / Ian Sinclair --
9. The legal perspective / Teresa Munby.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Davies.

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