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Social Work Practice
Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Review

Fifth Edition


© 2017 | 272 pages | Learning Matters

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.
 
Introduction
 
Understanding assessment in social work practice: Theoretical concerns
 
Understanding assessment in social work practice: Practice issues
 
Tools and diagrammatic aids to assessment
 
Developing, making and writing plans for effective social work
 
Working together for positive change
 
Reviews and the evaluation of practice
 
Conclusion
 
Appendix 1: Professional capabilities framework
 
Appendix 2: Subject benchmark for social work

A very comprehensive account of professional practice and reflective practice. Very useful for Access students who are intending to study Social Work or Mental Health in Higher Education. Clearly written and very useful

Mrs Michele Ponting
Access to Higher Education, Portslade Aldridge Community Academy
June 27, 2017

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