Social work: An introduction to contemporary practice

Wilson, Kate, Ruch, Gillian, Lymbery, Mark and Cooper, Andrew (2008) Social work: An introduction to contemporary practice. Pearson Education, Harlow. ISBN ISBN13: 9781405858465

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Social Work: an Introduction to Contemporary Practice is an exciting, new and uniquely comprehensive introduction to the field. Essential knowledge and skills are examined with authority and depth and key debates approached in an accessible, informative and engaging way. Underpinned by research and advice to make close illustrative links with practice, this text will stimulate interest and actively engage the reader.Richly supported throughout with examples and real-life case scenarios, the authors encourage the reader to adopt a critical and reflective approach. Furthermore, as social work exists to help people through complex and painful transitions in life, the book sets the relationship at the heart/centre of social work practice.This text will be essential reading for social work students on undergraduate and post-graduate training programmes, newly qualified social workers and practitioners in a variety of settings.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public Policy, Political Science
Subjects: Social Welfare > Social Services
Social Welfare > Social Work
Department/People: Children, Young Adult and Family Services

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