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What is social work? : context and perspectives

'What is Social Work?' is written for student social workers who are beginning to develop their skills and understanding of the subject in order to meet the requirements for practice, and for people considering a career in social work or social care
Print Book, English, 2003
Learning Matters, Exeter, 2003
vii, 164 pages ; 25 cm
9781903300824, 1903300827
Introduction and the core themesBeginnings of social work: ′the comfort of strangers′Social work with children, young people and familiesSocial work with people with learning disabilitiesSocial work and mental healthSocial work and older peopleFormalising social work as a professionCurrent services, practices and issuesConcluding remarks