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Social Work in Education and Children's Services By Steve Krawczyk

Social Work in Education and Children's Services by Steve Krawczyk

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Summary

This text explains the current and anticipated inter-relationship between social work and education, in the light of profound changes confronting the Child Welfare landscape.

Social Work in Education and Children's Services Summary

Social Work in Education and Children's Services by Steve Krawczyk

In light of the profound changes confronting the Child Welfare landscape, social work practitioners are expected to understand both the current and anticipated inter-relationships between social work and education. A clear introduction to social work in an educational setting, this book supports students on the social work degree course and builds on the success of the Transforming Social Work Practice series, which is based on common learning principles.

Social Work in Education and Children's Services Reviews

"A very timely book, addressing many significant issues under [the] current changes" (Senior Lecturer, University of Derby)

About Steve Krawczyk

Steve Krawczyk is Head of the Education Welfare Service, Lincolnshire County Council, and is a member of the Regional Programme Committee for the Diploma in Education Welfare Studies. Nigel Horner is Head of the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln, where he teaches social work history, theory and methods, residential child care and ageing and older people. He began working in a London Borough Children's Home in 1972, before studying Sociology at Durham University. After a period as a Community Worker, he qualified in Social Work from Glasgow University in 1980, and thereafter worked in Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Fostering and Youth Offending settings. He is also a Senior Fellow in the Higher Education Academy.

Table of Contents

Introduction Schools, social work and education welfare: Historical perspectives The Children Act 2004: Requirements and the key principles The broader legal context of contemporary practice School's out: Making sense of disaffection, absenteeism and exclusion School's in: Addressing particular issues Related issues and practice challenges Education outcomes and the children looked after What are we going to do about it? Assessment and intervention What works? The evidence base for effective inclusion education strategies Pointers to the future? Appendix 1 Timeline of education and social work developments Appendix 2 Identifying barriers to access: A checklist Appendix 3 Resources and Information References Index

Additional information

GOR005239685
9781844450459
1844450457
Social Work in Education and Children's Services by Steve Krawczyk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
2006-08-10
152
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