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Social work management and practice : systems principles

Author: Andy Bilson; Sue Ross
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this key text renews its challenge to the established social work culture of managerialism and effectiveness, arguing that existing social work provision can fail the people it  Read more...

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Named Person: Gregory Bateson; Gregory Bateson; Gregory Bateson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Bilson; Sue Ross
ISBN: 1853023884 9781853023880
OCLC Number: 42021471
Notes: Revised edition of: Social work management and practice / Sue Ross. 1989.
Description: 189 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A History of Systems Ideas in Social Work --
2. Key Principles of a Systems Approach --
3. The Application of Bateson's Ideas in Family Therapy and Wider Systems --
4. Towards an Ecology of Social Work Practice --
5. Case Studies in Practice: Bringing about Changes for Families and Individuals using Systems Approaches --
6. A Systems Approach to Social Work Management --
7. Social Work Management: Systems Case Studies --
8. A Systems Approach to Social Work Education --
9. The Development of Systems Ideas in Social Work for the Future: 'So Successful and their Beliefs are so Heartless'.
Responsibility: Andy Bilson and Sue Ross.

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