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Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review By Jonathan Parker

Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review by Jonathan Parker

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Summary

This book helps students to gain a knowledge of assessment, planning, intervention and review, to reflect upon that knowledge and to apply it in practice.

Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review Summary

Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review by Jonathan Parker

New social workers will be asked to complete, contribute to and present assessment during practice learning for the degree and once qualified. By working through this book, they can ensure that they understand the features of a good assessment, how it is conducted and some of the difficulties that might arise during the process. The first edition of this book quickly established itself as one of the key texts for students on the social work degree; this second edition has been updated and expanded to reflect current thinking on assessment practice.

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"This is the definitive book to introduce students to the social work process." (Senior lecturer, University of Greenwich.)

About Jonathan Parker

Dr. Jonathan Parker is Professor of Society and Social Welfare and Director of the Centre for Social Work, Sociology and Social Policy at Bournemouth University. He is Visiting Professor at the Tasik Chini Research Centre Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. He was one of the founders and director of the Family Assessment and Support Unit, a placement agency attached to the University of Hull, and Head of Department of Social Work. He was Chair of the Association of Teachers in Social Work Education until 2005, Vice Chair of the UK higher education representative body, the Joint University Council for Social Work Education from 2005- 2010, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Fellow of the Joint University Council, and Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Jonathan has published widely on disadvantage, marginalization and violence, Southeast Asia, religion, social work education, and theory for practice. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Practice Teaching & Learning; joint editor-in-chief of Social Policy & Social Work in Transition, and series editor of the highly successful SAGE series, Transforming Social Work Practice. @parkerj1960 Blog: http://profjonathanparker.wordpress.com Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning: http://www.whitingbirch.net/cgi-bin/scribe?showinfo=ip008;from=ig01 Transforming Social Work Practice: http://www.learningmatters.co.uk/social/index.asp Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jonathan-Parker/e/B001HQ4G4C/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0 Staff Profile: http://staffprofiles.bournemouth.ac.uk/display/parkerj Greta Bradley is a former Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York. Her academic interests are in community care and workforce studies in social work. Her most recent research is on aspects of sustainable practice in social work. She is a former of 'Practice'.

Table of Contents

Introduction Understanding assessment in social work practice Tools and diagrammatic aids to assessment Developing, making and writing plans for effective social work Intervening to make a difference Reviews and the evaluation of practice Conclusion

Additional information

GOR002907439
9781844451135
1844451135
Social Work Practice: Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review by Jonathan Parker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2007-07-06
168
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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