The short guide to social work - Short Guides (Paperback)
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The short guide to social work - Short Guides (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 28/04/2010
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This engaging and accessible text offers a concise overview of social work which will appeal to anyone needing a quick introduction to social work as a discipline. It contains essential information for all prospective and new social work students, the theories and policy and practice frameworks as well as current issues facing social work today. Illustrated with many examples from practice, it covers social work with many service user groups including children and families, adults, older people, disabled people and people with mental health problems as well as specialist areas of practice.

Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781847422873
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 358 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A concise 'Lonely Planet' guide to contemporary social work practice' David Gaylard, University of Chichester
" 'The short guide to social work' provides a useful introduction/overview for Year 1 students." Caroline Lee, Birmingham City University
"Very clear and comprehensive" Leonne Griggs, University of Lincoln
"An excellent introduction to present day social work which does not patronise or compromise readers, or avoid dealing with the diversity and complexity of the tasks facing practitioners in today's world. Robert Adams should be congratulated for his achievement." Dr. Carol Lewis, Visiting Fellow, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University
"This is a well-crafted book by one of social work's leading authors. It provides an excellent introduction to the field. I particularly welcome the emphasis on social justice. " Neil Thompson, Avenue Consulting Ltd

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