This bestselling book will take you step-by-step through the four main aspects of social work practice - Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review - giving you a complete foundation in each. It will introduce you to each process in a clear and accessible way, supporting you to both reflect on and apply what you have learnt in practice across settings and service user groups. The book will provide you with a theoretical foundation from which you can explore other aspects of social work.
New to the fifth edition:
- an ‘ethnographic approach’ to social work
- focus on relationship and resilience
- revised exploration of the political context of social work
- updated emphasis on social justice and human rights.