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Social work with adults

Author: Martin Davies
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Davies brings together contributors from a range of universities and practice backgrounds to provide incisive perspectives on this complex field.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Davies
ISBN: 9780230293847 0230293840
OCLC Number: 793079521
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Social work and the personalization agenda --
The emergence and development of the personalization agenda --
Law on personalization --
Conceptual foundations and theory-building in personalization --
Personalization: what the research tells us --
Personalization in practice --
2. Social work and mental health --
Social policy and mental heath social work --
Mental health law and social work --
Theory in mental health social work --
What research findings tell social workers about their work in mental health --
Social work practice in mental health --
3. Social work and substance use --
Social policy and substance use --
The legal foundations of social work in the field of drug and alcohol abuse --
A theoretical perspective on social work and substance use --
Social work research and substance misuse --
Working with people who use substances --
4. Social work and old age --
The place that social policy plays in shaping the social context of older people --
The legal foundations and requirements for social work with older people --
Landscapes and portraits: using multiple lenses to inform social work theories of old age --
What research tells social workers about their work with older people --
Social work with older people.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Brett Davies.

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'Where social work should be going.' - Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University, UK 'A book that can be easily accessed at any chapter, containing many rich insights that will Read more...

 
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