Understanding Human Development
A Multidimensional Approach 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Louise Harms
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Understanding Human Development by Louise Harms
Book DescriptionUnderstanding Human Development focuses on the impact that communication has on others. Its overview of wellknown and frequently-utilised skills of interpersonal communication and interviewing draws upon research and practice literature in relation to 'microskills' to understand the critical decisions or choices which are made by using these skills. The book takes a multidimensional approach to understanding the complexities of personal experience, and applies theoretical knowledge of human beings and the social environment, of adversity and oppression, and of coping and adaptation, to practice knowledge and self-awareness. It encourages students to think critically and to reflect on practice. Contributed case scenarios by experienced practitioners ensure that examples are grounded firmly in everyday practice realities, and reinforce the emphasis on working creatively, critically and consciously with other people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195551556
(244mm x 189mm x 24mm)
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2010
Country of Publication: Australia
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This second edition includes material on mind, body and spirit social work, mindfulness, and enhanced content on Indigenous social work.
Understanding Trauma and Resilience, Paperback (May 2015)
From psychodynamic to narrative, systemic to feminist, the book takes the reader through a wide range of theories and their application to working with trauma. With a rich analysis of the histories, critiques and practice implications of each approach, it offers an invaluable theoretical grounding in the field for all those working with trauma.
Social Work: Contexts and Practice, Paperback (May 2013)
This title is a comprehensive introduction to the field of social work. Now in its third edition, it continues to speak to both Australia and Aotearoa, addressing common trans-Tasman concerns while at the same time responding to the unique experiences of social work within each country.
Working with People, Paperback (October 2007)» View all books by Louise Harms
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