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Social work : fields of practice

Author: Margaret Alston; Jennifer McKinnon
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a detailed analysis of social work practice in contemporary Australian society, recognising that it is shaped by unique social, cultural, environmental, and political realities.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Social work.
South Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606549990
Online version:
Social work.
South Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)607844795
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Alston; Jennifer McKinnon
ISBN: 0195512162 9780195512168
OCLC Number: 49894034
Description: xxxiv, 308 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I --
Target Groups for Social Work Practice --
Working with Women / Margaret Alston --
Social Work with Gay Men and Lesbians / Richard Robert --
The Australian Disability Field --
Times of Change / Wendy Bowles --
Social Work with Indigenous Australians / Stephanie Gilbert --
Social Work Practice in an Ethnically and Racially Diverse Australia / Robert Doyle --
Social Work with Families / Jan Mason --
Social Work with Adolescents / Michael Smith and Jenny Shaw --
Part II --
Social Work Practice Settings --
Social Work in Health Care Settings / Elspeth Browne --
Social Work Practice in Mental Health / Robert Bland --
Social Work in the Field of Income Maintenance / Peta Fitzgibbon and Desley Hargreave --
Employment / Michael Wearing --
Gerontological Social Work / David Wiles --
Child Maltreatment and Child Protection / Elizabeth Fernandez --
Part III --
Emerging Trends and Issues in Social Work --
Social Work and the Environment / Jenny McKinnon --
Social Work in Rural and Remote Australia / Brian Cheers and Judy Taylor --
Social Work with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma / Robin Bowles --
An Australian Perspective on International Fields of Practice in Social Work / Jeanette Conway.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Alston, Jennifer McKinnon.
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