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The Professional Social Worker (Paperback)

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Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 10/06/2016
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In this ground-breaking text book, bestselling author Neil Thompson turns his attention to the question of 'What does it mean to be truly professional in the field of social work?'

Notions of professionalism in social work have changed over time. Early traditional ideas showed themselves to be elitist and inconsistent with the fundamental principles of social work, and have been followed by a period of uncertainty as to whether or not social workers are professionals at all. Now, with a move towards a new form of professionalism beginning to take shape, this book presents a cogent argument for reaffirming this vital aspect of social work. Informed by extensive experience and expertise, Thompson examines the role of the modern-day social worker in four parts: as problem solver, thinker, manager and professional.

Whether a student new to the complexities of this demanding, rewarding field taking a Social Work Practice or Placement module, or a qualified practitioner seeking a source of guidance, this book will help meet the challenge of developing a professionalism that is consistent with the values of contemporary social work.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137586704
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2017

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