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Practising Social Work

Edited by Christopher Hanvey, Terry Philpot

© 1994 – Routledge

220 pages

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About the Book

Practicing Social Workprovides a systematic exploratiuon of ar ange of social work approaches. Each chapter focuses on a single theme and explains the practice implications of a particular method.


'…the contributors have provided an account of a range of approaches which testify to the complexity and diversity of social work … this excellent collection makes an important contribution to the understanding of social work in practice. - Community Care

'some useful and frank reflections on the development of social work methods during the last three decades.' British Journal of Social Work

Table of Contents

Chris Payne The systems approach; Allan Brown Groupwork in Britain; Suzy Croft and Peter Beresford A participatory approach to social work; Shama Ahmed Anti-racist social work; Philippa Seligman Family Therapy; Michael Preston-Shoot Written agreements; a contractual approach to social work

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General