Loss and Social Work
By (author) Caroline Currer
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Loss and Social Work by Caroline Currer
Book DescriptionService users frequently encounter services at times of personal or family crisis. As a result, all social workers need to be aware of the impact of loss if they are to work effectively. This book looks at theoretical developments surrounding issues of change, loss and grieving, encouraging social workers to explore and reflect on the relevance of such issues to their own practice. Furthermore, the book discusses the potential impact of practitioners' own experiences of loss. Issues are explored with reference to the Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers, National Occupational Standards and examples of interdisciplinary working across contexts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844450886
(246mm x 171mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Learning Matters Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Caroline Currer
Responding to Grief, Paperback (December 2000)
This work argues that dying and bereavement are issues for all social care practitioners, illustrating the wide variety of ways in which they are involved. Examples are taken from mainstream as well as specialist settings.
Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease, Paperback (October 1986)» View all books by Caroline Currer
Both health care practitioners and health planners are beginning to recognize the importance of differences between lay and professional concepts of health and illness. The editors of this volume, having themselves worked in this field, have brought together writings by scholars from Britain, France, the United States, Germany and Poland.
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Author Biography - Caroline Currer
Caroline Currer is a Reader in Social Work at Anglia Ruskin University. She began her social work career as a psychiatric worker in North West Pakistan and then worked at the University of Warwick, undertaking research into the mental health needs of Pathan mothers. Since 1992, she has been part of the social work team at Anglia Ruskin University, where she was Field leader in Social Work and responsible for the development of the new degree. She teaches the 'Loss and Social Work' course to qualifying and post-qualifying students.
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