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Social work with adults

Davies, Martin

Social work with adults

policy, law, theory, research and practice

by Davies, Martin

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service,
  • Social case work

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Martin Davies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV245 .S625 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25347814M
    ISBN 109780230293847
    LC Control Number2012022996

    Book description: Social Work with Adults is a definitive and accessible textbook on adult services for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.. Adult social work is a complex and demanding area of practice that is constantly evolving. Practitioners in the field need to develop a depth of understanding, critical analysis, reflection and creativity as well as a capacity for dealing with.   Social work with vulnerable adults is becoming increasingly centred on a key piece of legislation: the Mental Capacity Act. The Act provides a framework for protecting the vulnerable while allowing those who may lack capacity to have certain safeguards enshrined in : SAGE Publications.

    Based on the experiences of social work practitioners, this book provides a detailed account of contemporary practice issues that can influence social work with adults. Written by different authors, each chapter covers a range of topical debates from the assessment of needs, rights and risk in learning disability services, to direct payments. Gerontological Supervision: A Social Work Perspective in Case The growing population of aging Americans is bringing with it thousands of new workers into agencies serving the elderly each year.

    With the rapid growth of the aging population, the need for geriatric social workers is at an all-time high. This resource for students and practitioners addresses the critical demand head-on by illuminating the many rewards, challenges, and opportunities for social workers to provide counseling, care management, and support to older adults. Part of a new Social Work Pocketbooks series, the book is friendly, non-patronising and realistic about the day-to-day difficulties and challenges associated with assessing adults. It encourages you to reflect on how you work, and what you bring to the task. The book contains: Practical examples, advice and tips, including dealing with pitfalls.


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