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Social Work Practice by Veronica Coulshed
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This fourth edition of Veronica Coulshed's classic text has been meticulously revised to reflect the latest changes in social work education. Generic skills and processes such as communication and assessment are discussed alongside models and settings of practice. The relationship between theory, evidence and practice is fully explored throughout, ensuring this remains an ideal introduction for all beginning social work students as well as a handy refresher and companion for practitioners.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables - Acknowledgements - Introduction - Theory and Practice - SECTION 1: SOCIAL WORK PROCESSES - Social Work Processes: Assessment - Social Work Processes: Advocacy, Negotiation and Partnership - Social Work Processes: Communication - SECTION 2: METHODS OF INTERVENTION - Counselling - Working with Loss and Change - Task-Centred Practice - Cognitive Behavioural Work - SECTION 3: CONTEXTS OF INTERVENTION - Working with Families and Children - Working with Adults - Working with Groups - Working with Communities - Endings - References

Author Biography

VERONICA COULSHED sometime Head of Applied Social Studies at the University of Sunderland, UK. As well as the original author of Social Work Practice, she wrote the first edition of Management in Social Work. JOAN ORME is Head of the Glasgow School of Social Work, a joint school of Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, UK. She has written extensively on the contribution of feminist theory to social work and on social work education and practice .
Release date Australia
March 6th, 2006
  • Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
  • Professional & Vocational
  • Undergraduate
Country of Publication
United States
4th Revised edition
Palgrave Macmillan
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