Social Work with Older People
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Social Work with Older People by Karin Crawford
Book DescriptionThis second edition looks in detail at the role of the social worker who engages with older people. It enables the reader to develop the key skills required to understand the mental and physical needs of older people in society while encouraging plenty of discussion and critical, independent thought. Furthermore, this book is a source of contemporary research and offers the reader insights into government legislation and policy. It is an essential read for any student who wants to develop a distinctive focus on social work with older people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844451555
(246mm x 171mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Learning Matters Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Karin Crawford
Groupwork Practice for Social Workers, Paperback (December 2014)
Written to guide students through complex groupwork situations, this book explores the knowledge, skills and values required for groupwork practice.
Social Work and Human Development, Paperback (April 2014)
Introduces the key concepts of human development and growth from childhood through adolescence and older age and then uses various pedagogical features to help students apply social and human development theories to practical day-to-day case examples.
Your Social Work Practice Placement, Paperback (December 2013)
Takes them step-by-step through the process, holding their hand through preparation for practice modules and during the course of the placement itself. Focusing on practicalities, knowledge, values and skills, this title helps students guide through the challenges they may face.
Interprofessional Collaboration in Social Work Practice, Paperback (October 2011)» View all books by Karin Crawford
This accessible, comprehensive and up to date book looks at the reality of social work in practice. It will be essential reading for all social work students.
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Author Biography - Karin Crawford
Karin Crawford is a Principal Teaching Fellow in the School of Health and Social Care and Director of Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences at the University of Lincoln. Janet Walker is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Lincoln. She has a particular interest in the development of social care training, having managed local authority social services training prior to joining the University. Janet also has considerable experience of working in children's services as a social worker and a manager.
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