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Not Signed; What is Professional Social Work? is a now classic analysis of social work as a discourse between three aspects of practice: social order, therapeutic and transformational perspectives. It enables social workers to analyse and value the role of social work in present-day multiprofessional social care. This completely re-written second edition explores social work's struggle to meet its claim to achieve social progress through interpersonal practice. Important features of this new edition include: practical ways of analysing personal professional identity understanding how social workers embody their profession in their practice with other professionals detailed analysis of current and historical documents defining social work and social care analysis of values, agencies and global social work. This new edition will stimulate social workers, students and policy-makers in social care to think again about the valuable role social work plays in society. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: What Is Professional Social Work? gives social workers and other mental health professionals a clear and internationally grounded discussion of the place of social work in multiprofessional care. Filled with practical and accessible tools, this book offers new ways to consider and value a social worker s specific professional identity within the complex environment of professional practice.
Social work educators can use this new book in capstone courses, field work seminars, social work practice courses, courses on international social work, and even introduction to social work and social welfare.
Malcolm Payne connects the argument of Modern Social Work Theory with the analytical perspective and case studies in this book.
About the Author: Malcolm Payne is the director of psycho-social and spiritual care at St. Christopher s Hospice in London. He is emeritus professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He has been extensively involved in international social work, leading and working on projects to develop social work and social policy in Russia, China, and Eastern Europe. He has written 10 books and 250 shorter works published in 13 languages, including Modern Social Work Theory. He is also co-author along with Margaret Reith of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care.
Título: What is Professional Social Work?
Condición del libro: New
Descripción Policy Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Small/slight crack to the case Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0007813783
Descripción Policy Pr, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 2nd edition. 156 pages. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1861347049