1 edition of Social work practice with adults found in the catalog.
Social work practice with adults
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Diane Galpin and Natalie Bates|
|Series||Post-qualifying social work practice, Post-qualifying social work practice|
|LC Classifications||HV245 .S6236 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 124 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||124|
She is the author of three books: Social Work with Older Adults: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Assessment and Intervention, Integrating Social Welfare Policy and Social Work Practice and The Hmong in America: Providing Ethnic-Sensitive Health, Education, and Human Services. With the rapid growth of the aging population, the need for geriatric social workers is at an all-time high. This resource for students and practitioners addresses the critical demand head-on by illuminating the many rewards, challenges, and opportunities for social workers to provide counseling, care management, and support to older : Mary Kaplan.
In this chapter, we will explore the development of systems theory and how some key thinkers in the systems theory approach have informed social work practice. As Healy () notes, there have been three key waves of systems theories, moving from a focus on general system theory to ecosystemic and, more recently, complex systems theories, as. Over the last few months, we have seen social workers and social work students coming together to support one another. Not only that, they are also coming up with ways to develop and shape new ideas in social work and broaden the resources they use to enhance their practice thinking. In this context, the Student Social Work Hub has exploded onto our social media and into the rich discussion.
Because disability crosses all population groups, social workers in all areas of practice work with disabled persons. In addition, the profession is charged to advocate for equity and social justice. Thus, the profession has a responsibility to advocate for social policies and practices that provide the same opportunities for disabled persons. theories in social work practice will then lead a social worker to determine the best course of action, referred to as a method, intervention or approach, with the service user (Teater, ).
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"This book offers the foundational knowledge for social workers practicing with older adults and their families, while also tackling the important social justice topics related to ageism, intersectionality and diversity, and use of theories that attend to the challenges and opportunities that coincide with by: 1.
Book Description Renowned editor Martin Davies presents an exciting collection of incisive and critical perspectives on adult social work, offering an holistic vision for practice in this field From the Back Cover Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure/5(24).
Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the elderly.
This book is a useful resource for social work students completing the Consolidation and Preparation for Specialist Practice (CPSP) programmes and those embarking on the Post-Qualifying Specialist Award in Social Work with Adults.
Try BUKU now for free Are you ready for the new studying. Social work practice with adults book Create an account now and receive access to free books. This book is a useful resource for social work students completing the Consolidation and Preparation for Specialist Practice (CPSP) programmes and those embarking on the Post-Qualifying Specialist.
Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources.
Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities.
AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the context of a rapidly aging and increasingly diverse : Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer. Buy Social Work Practice with Adults (Post-Qualifying Social Work Practice Series) 1 by Diane Galpin, Natalie Bates (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Diane Galpin, Natalie Bates. demands. Working with older adults is the fastest-growing segment of the social work profession. The National Institute on Aging estimates that betw new social workers will be needed to meet the demands of this growing population.
This book is intended to provide a solid knowledge base about aging as a process and. "Developmental social work" is a relatively newer approach to intervention, one that emphasizes the importance of "social investment" in the practice of social work. This refers to the necessity of material support for social work clients, especially high-risk individuals such as the homeless, elderly, disabled, or those struggling with mental.
Social Work with Adults is a definitive and accessible textbook on adult services for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Adult social work is a complex and demanding area of practice that is constantly evolving. Practitioners in the field. Social Work Practice with Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Approach helps future social workers identify effective evidence-based treatment options for aging helps readers cultivate the skills needed to successfully engage, assess, intervene, evaluate, and provide advocacy at micro, mezzo, and macro levels to older adults and their : Dawn Joosten-Hagye.
Clinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health, 3/e uses evidence-based practice to provide in-depth coverage of clinical social work practice with clients in mental health settings.
The authors show the social worker as the critical link between the client, the agency, the family, and the s: Therefore, knowing the full range of social work skills is vital and central to good practice with adult service users.
This new guide will help students to understand these skills and includes chapters on intervention, empowerment and advocacy, skills for collaborative working, self-presentation and much more/5(3). Buy Social Work with Adults (Mastering Social Work Practice) 1 by Rogers, Jim, Bright, Lucy, Davies, Helen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low Reviews: 2. Theories Used in Social Work Practice & Practice Models. Social work theories are general explanations that are supported by evidence obtained through the scientific method.
A theory may explain human behavior, for example, by describing how humans interact or how humans react to certain stimuli. Founded inthe National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more thanmembers.
NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies. This book is a useful resource for social work students completing the Consolidation and Preparation for Specialist Practice (CPSP) programmes and those embarking on the Post-Qualifying Specialist Award in Social Work with Adults.
Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure. How do policy, law, research and theory influence what they do. This important book provides the answers with a /5(19). Recently, as experienced social workers and practice educators, we’ve been asked by a number of student social workers to compile a list of recommended social work books.
Whilst we acknowledge that this is completely subjective (and we’re sure we’ve missed some out); we think the following is a great ‘starter for 10’.
Based on the experiences of social work practitioners, this book provides a detailed account of contemporary practice issues that can influence social work with adults. Written by different authors, each chapter covers a range of topical debates from the assessment of needs, rights and risk in learning disability services, to direct payments.from book Adult Attachment in Clinical Social Work: Practice, Research, and Policy (pp) Implications of Attachment Theory for Social Work Education Chapter August with 6, Reads.
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