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Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties By Paul Williams

Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties by Paul Williams

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Summary

Based around the government White Paper, "Valuing People" (2001), this title outlines the progress made towards achieving the paper's aims and helps students to work towards assessing the needs and circumstances of people with learning difficulties. It is a part of the "Transforming Social Work" series.

Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties Summary

Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties by Paul Williams

Based around the government White Paper, Valuing People (2001), this title is the only up-to-date book on the subject. It outlines the progress made towards achieving the paper's aims and helps students to work towards assessing the needs and circumstances of people with learning difficulties. Throughout the book case studies, summaries of contemporary research and suggestions for further reading aid and reinforce learning. Part of the Transforming Social Work Practice series, it is written for students on the social work honours degree.

Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties Reviews

"At last a book with a clear focus on the positive aspects of working with this vulnerable group".- Lecturer, Burnley College

About Paul Williams

Paul Williams has 40 years' experience of working with people with learning difficulties and was a founder member of the organisation "Values into Action" which campaigns on behalf of people with learning difficulties. He co-authored a book on self-advocacy and has been involved in the development of citizen advocacy in the UK. From 1991 to 2007 he was a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Reading, where he taught working with people with learning difficulties and anti-oppressive practice. He is now retired.

Table of Contents

Introduction Who are 'people with learning difficulties'? The importance of values: A historical account The role of the social worker with people with learning difficulties A life-stage perspective on needs Assessment, planning and evaluation Risk, protection and advocacy Empowerment Conclusion Internet resources References Index

Additional information

GOR005075053
9781844450428
1844450422
Social Work with People with Learning Difficulties by Paul Williams
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2006-08-23
168
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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