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This crisp text, by one of social works most highly regarded commentators, offers the perfect entry point into the complex world of social work theory. Written in a clear conversational style and organized into short, clearly labelled chapters, students and practitioners will find this an invaluable point of refreshment and reference.

About the Author

DAVID HOWE is Professor of Social Work at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. He was founding editor of the Blackwell Science Journal, Child and Family Social Work (1996-2001) and is author of many books, including: Attachment Theory for Social Work Practice; Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support; Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention; and The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker.

Table of Contents

Social Work Theory * Origins * Casework and Social Reform * Cause and Function * Psychoanalytic Theory * Attachment Theory * Behavioural Therapies * Cognitive Therapies * Cognitive-Behavioural Social Work * Task-centred work * Be Responsible, Think Positive * Solution-focused Approaches * The Strengths Perspective * Systemic and Ecological Approaches *

Radical Social Work * Critical Social Work * Feminist Social Work * Anti-oppressive Practices and Empowerment * Relationship-based Social Work * Person-centred Approaches * Reflection and Reflexivity * Wellbeing * Brains for Social Workers * Critical Best Practice * The Best in Theory

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230233126
Author:
Howe, David
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Social classes
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Social service -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Work
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology | Social Work
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.84 x 5.07 x 0.49 in

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