The purpose of the book is to enhance the concept of Technique in the teaching and practice of Social Work. Over the years Technique has not been stressed as a part of practice even though the actual practice of Social Work consists of the utilization of techniques in addition to theory and the process of assessment and diagnosis. The book seeks to achieve its goal in four ways. It addresses the way the concept of Tchnique has or has not been used over the years. It addresses the need for a clear definition of technique. It analysis the qualities that Technique should have at this point in our history of clinical practice. It then formulates and presents a definition of technique for our thesis based on this definition. It then presents a brief discussion of 101 Techniques discussed in contemporary literature by discussing each one's place in practice a bit about its history and necessary knowledge skills to use responsibly. It addresses the latter by grouping a level of risk involved in its utilization.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 1642 g
Dimensions: 255 x 177 x 31 mm
"Turner and Rowe are to be commended for writing such a remarkable bok. It is one of the most practical social work books published in recent years, and none of the others offer so much useful material for social work students and established practitioners, neophytes and experienced ones alike."
--Best Practices in Mental Health, fall 2017
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