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Putting Professional Leadership into Practice in Social Work

Author : Peter Scourfield
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The ability to demonstrate professional leadership is a core requirement for social work students and social workers operating at all levels. This comprehensive textbook is ideal for any student on a social work course, from undergraduate to postgraduate study, and will go onto serve as a useful reference for more experienced social work professionals. this book engages in the essential discussion of what professional leadership means in the context of contemporary social work and why this is considered to be important for the future of the profession. Each chapter contains illustrative case studies, a range of interactive activities, a summary of key point and suggestions for further reading that enable students and qualified social workers to understand the knowledge, skills and attributes required in practicing professional leadership in real life contexts.

Putting Professional Leadership Into Practice in Social Work

Author : Peter Scourfield
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This comprehensive textbook engages in the essential discussion of what professional leadership means in the context of contemporary social work and why this is considered to be important for the future of the profession.

Using Advocacy in Social Work Practice

Author : Peter Scourfield
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This book explains different types of advocacy and the various ways in which advocacy is used in social work, making links with core social work concepts such as empowerment, safeguarding and rights. Tracing how the use of advocacy is mandated in professional social work guidance and codes of practice as well as in legislation such as the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, this book: • Explores definitions of advocacy, discusses what it can achieve and explains the different uses of advocacy in social work. • Covers the necessary knowledge, skills and values that social workers need in order to advocate effectively in their own practice. • Discusses critically what independent advocacy is and explains why it has become an integral part of contemporary social work. Examples are provided of where independent advocacy plays an important role in different areas of social work. • Explains what social workers need to know about working effectively with different types of advocates. • Encourages critical reflection on the relationship between social work and independent advocacy and flags debates and issues relating to the use of advocacy in social work. Aimed at social work students and social work professionals, this book provides an excellent introduction into a topic which is highly relevant to social work, using case-studies and activities to aid understanding.

Social Work Theory in Practice

Author : Philip Heslop
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A step-by-step guide to the underpinning theoretical knowledge in social work helping your students to confidently apply theory in practice. - Exercises will help them get to grips with the essentials and reflect on learning. - Case studies from eight fictional social workers located in a busy local authority office will allow them to explore a range of different practice experience, theoretical perspectives and approaches to understanding situations and identifying possible courses of action. - The authors’ own experiences will show the importance of reflection, supervision and continual learning to help them prepare for the reality of practice.

Social Work Practice

Author : National Conference on Social Welfare. Annual Forum
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Vols. for 1962-71 are Selected papers of the 89th-98th annual forum of the National Conference on Social Welfare.

The Woman s Press

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Social Casework

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The Encyclopedia of Social Work

Author : Terry Mizrahi
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This 20e contains 400 articles which represent a thoroughly updated and expanded look at the entire field of social work. The 4-volumes cover all aspects of social work from practice/interventions, social environments, social conditions and challenges, to social policy and history. Co-published by OUP and the National Assoc. of Social Workers, USA.

Social Work Education Reporter

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