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1st Edition

Practising Social Work

ISBN 9780415092371
Published December 17, 1993 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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

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'...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