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Developing Skills and Knowledge for Social Work Practice
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Developing Skills and Knowledge for Social Work Practice

Second Edition
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March 2020 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This very practical guide will teach students everything they need to know to successfully apply theory, methods and approaches in real-life practice. It will assist in developing and hone their skills to make the best start in their practice placement and beyond as a newly qualified practitioner.

To get the most out of this book, visit the companion website at https://www.study.sagepub.com/rogers2e to find journal articles, templates, ‘how to’ guides and brand new videos with discussion questions, and a glossary.


 
Introduction
 
Part I: Core Skills
 
1. Person-Centred Communication
 
2. Active Listening Skills
 
3. Communicating with Children
 
4. Emotionally Intelligent Social Work
 
5. Developing Empathic Skills
 
6. Reflection and Reflexivity
 
7. Understanding Values, Ethics and Human Rights
 
8. Valuing Difference and Diversity
 
9. Resilience and Self Care
 
10. Time Management
 
Part II: Skills for Assessment and Interventions
 
11. Assessment Skills
 
12. Interviewing Skills
 
13. A Positive Approach to Safeguarding: Risk in Humane Social Work
 
14. Working with Service Users and Carers
 
15. Building Resilience in Service Users
 
16. Conflict Management and Resolution
 
17. Research-Informed Practice
 
18. Writing Skills for Practice
 
19. Inter-Professional Practice and Working Together
 
20. Maximising Supervision
 
21. Review and Evaluation
 
22. Court Skills - Dawn Whitaker
 
Part III: Key Social Work Theories and Methods
 
23. Strengths-Based and Solution-Focused Approaches
 
24. Systems Theory and an Ecological Approach
 
25. Narrative Social Work
 
26. Task-Centred Social Work Practice
 
27. Person-Centred Social Work
 
28. Group work - Michaela Rogers
 
29. Attachment Theory: Examining Maternal Sensitivity Scales
 
30. Grief and Loss
 
31. Crisis Intervention
 
32. The Social Models of Disability and Distress
 
33. Social Work Activism
 
Conclusion

New to this edition:
- Chapter 9: Resilience and Self-Care
- Chapter 10: Time Management
- Chapter 25: Narrative Social Work
- Chapter 30: Grief and Loss
-Chapter 33: Social Work Activism
- Glossary terms highlighted in bold (glossary can be found online)

On the website:
- New SAGE Video selections for most chapters, with accompanying discussion questions
- New additional 'How to...' guides
- Updated journal articles
- New glossary

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