Social Work Process and Practice: Approaches, Knowledge and Skills

Social Work Process and Practice: Approaches, Knowledge and Skills

By: Janice West (author), David Watson (author), Jo Campling (editor)Paperback

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This new textbook examines the knowledge, skills and values that underpin and inform current social work practice and processes. With a clear focus on skills, social work processes and the suitability of different methods, Watson offers students a toolkit for applying theoretical frameworks to actual practice situations.

About Author

DAVID WATSON and JANICE WEST are both Senior Lecturers in Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and have extensive practice experience between them.


List of Tables.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- New Professionalism The Challenge for Social Work Practice.- Approaches to Practice.- Assessment: Purpose, Process and Approach.- Methods of Intervention: Purpose and Process.- Methods of Intervention: Working with Presenting Issues.- Methods of Intervention: Working on Feelings.- Selecting Methods.- Reflection and Supervision.- Evaluation of Practice: Learning for the Future.- Conclusion: Approaches to Practice and Modern Social Work.- Appendix.- Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781403905857
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781403905857
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 1403905851

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