Practising Social Work

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Christopher Hanvey, Terry Philpot
Routledge, Aug 26, 2002 - Medical - 224 pages
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Practicing Social Workprovides a systematic exploratiuon of ar ange of social work approaches. Each chapter focuses on a single theme and explains the practice implications of a particular method.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The systems approach
8
2 Taskcentred work
22
3 Groupwork in Britain
35
4 A participatory approach to social work
49
5 Community work
67
6 The behavioural approach to social work
80
7 Practising feminist approaches
93
a black perspective
119
changing perspectives
134
11 Casework
146
12 Family therapy
159
13 Welfare rights
173
a contractual approach to social work
184
Name index
200
Subject index
202

8 Alternatives to custody
106

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About the author (2002)

Terry Philpot is author and editor of several books, including (with Anthony Douglas) Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times. He co-authored the previous four books in the Delivering Recovery series. He writes occasionally for The Tablet, The Guardian and other publications, and has won several awards for his journalism.

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