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Focuses on the development of the skills required at each stage of the social work process; assessment, care planning implementation and evaluation. Throughout, a balance is maintained between the focus on client involvement, and the role of the social worker in an agency.
In recent years, the appropriate role of government in society has been subjected to a sweeping re-evaluation throughout the world. The essays which make up this volume examine a variety of aspects of this topic as it applies to family policy in the United States.
By Michael Heap
This handbook is intended for those professionals who are concerned with the management and treatment of medical and psychological disorders and the counselling of people with behavioural and emotional problems, and who wish to learn more about the application of hypnosis to their work.
1. Esping-Andersen is a leading authority on the welfare state.2. Offers a completely new theoretical framework for understanding the contemporary welfare state and employment structures.3. Offers a new methodology for the comparative analysis of state and social stratification.4.
By David Howe
Offers a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which inescapably underpin their thoughts and actions. This book covers a range of theoretical approaches, demonstrating through examples that different theories necessarily lead to very different practices.
This work examines the principle of confidentiality in social work from three points of view: social work theory and practice, principles of natural moral law or moral philosophy, and prescriptions of civil law and legal philosophy.
This study examines the different approaches of social scientists and historians to the origins of social welfare legislation between 1906 and 1914.