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Social Work by Ann Davis
Book DescriptionSocial Work: Voices from the Inside offers unique insight into social work from the perspectives of those 'on the inside', that is, service users, carers and practitioners. Drawing on a narrative tradition, fifty-nine people from across the UK tell their stories about how and why social work came into their lives, and what happened next. Key topics are discussed, including: children and family social work criminal justice social work mental health social work residential child care social work with disabled people social work with older people lessons for the future. Focusing on issues for good practice in social work and social work education, this book is essential reading for students and academics of social work and social policy. It will also appeal to social work professionals and those in allied health, education and care areas.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415356824
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ann Davis
Human Resource Management, Paperback (April 2017)
A comprehensive introduction to HRM for students who are new to the field, but who will be seeking employment in a global market, working with diverse colleagues and across international borders.
Social Work, Paperback (June 2006)
Offers an insight into social work from the perspectives of those 'on the inside', that is, service users, carers and practitioners. Focusing on issues for good practice in social work and social work education, this book is suitable for students and academics of social work and social policy, as well as for social work professionals.
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In this innovative book Fabio Folgheraiter presents a systematic introduction to networking and reflexive practice in social work. The text explores how the interested parties in social care can acquire a shared power in care planning and decision making and that when this networking occurs, the efficacy of caring initiatives increases.
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Author Biography - Ann Davis
Viviene Cree is Professor of Social Work Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Cree's research expertise is in the core discipline of social work, with particular experience in the development of the social work profession, historically and in the present day. She has carried out a range of research projects on social work history, social work education, and children's services. Ann Davis is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at the University of Birmingham and Chair of the Institute of Applied Social Studies' mental health research programme. Professor Davis' research interests include user experiences of social work and mental health services, poverty and social exclusion, and community care.
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