Need, Risk and Protection in Social Work Practice
- Steve Hothersall - Robert Gordon University, UK
- Mike Maas-Lowit - Robert Gordon University, UK
Risk Assessment | Social Work Intervention | Social Work Practice (General)
"This 'user friendly' book will underpin the teaching and learning of social work theory and practice; the book considers risk and protection factors against background of capacity and incapacity issues. Case studies provided throughout the book link theory to practice." Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University
The learning matters' range are always well-received by students as they get to the heart of their subject without being tangential.
This is no exception, and clearly sets out the notion that Safeguarding is everyone's business and that an individual's needs in this regard lie on a broad spectrum.
information covered in other text from SAGE
A great introduction to the shifting relationship and contemporary context of risk and need. Very accessible to students seeking building blocks.
An accessible, lively introductory text with lots of good practice examples.
A good overview of these issues for consideration in SW values and ethics modules for MA and BA students
A comprehenensive text that makes essential reading for social work students
This book has been suggested to students as a good text to consider as part of their course work.
Enables fine decision making when considering need and risk
This book has been invaluable to social work students. I have also used it with NQSW students to assist with professional discussions.