Social Work with Young People
By (author) Roger S. Smith
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Social Work with Young People by Roger S. Smith
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive textbook provides an engaging and accessible guide to working with young people in a range of social work settings. It emphasizes the development of key skills, but does not shy away from important theories and evidence. The book explains why a user-centred approach is important and highlights ways it can be put into practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745639130
(244mm x 170mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roger S. Smith
Universal Child?, Hardback (October 2009)
Addressing questions about the cultural specificity of childhood, the complementary value of psychological, biological and social understandings of children, and the impact of policy and law on how children are dealt with and perceived, this will be a core text for many courses related to childhood studies.
Doing Social Work Research, Paperback (September 2009)
This accessible book is based on the author's extensive practical experience of carrying out and teaching research in the social work field. Social work research is shown to be both a distinctive academic enterprise and a task that can be accomplished effectively in line with the values and ethical principles that lie at the discipline's core.
Social Work with Young People, Hardback (August 2008)» View all books by Roger S. Smith
There is nothing like this on the market that focuses on young people as a whole, rather than on sectors of youth (e.g. young offenders, young people in care etc. ) Suitable on a wide range of social work courses, e.g. children and families, drugs and alcohol users, mental health, family support - should be widely marketed.
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Author Biography - Roger S. Smith
Roger Smith is Professor of Social Work Research at De Montfort University.
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