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Understanding social work : preparing for practice

Author: Neil Thompson
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Social Work provides a helpful introduction to the nature of social work, its legal and policy base, the knowledge, skills and values involved, and the challenges and pitfalls practitioners face.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Thompson
ISBN: 033371749X 9780333717493
OCLC Number: 43340274
Description: xvii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. --
Making sense of social work. --
The legal and policy context. --
The knowledge base. --
The skills base. --
The value base. --
Achieving good practice. --
Facing the challenge. --
Conclusion. --
References. --
Index.
Responsibility: Neil Thompson ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.

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