Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care, Third Edition: Knowledge and Theory (Paperback)

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Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care, Third Edition: Knowledge and Theory (Paperback)

By Joyce Lishman (Editor), Steven Shardlow (Contribution by), Jane Aldgate (Contribution by)

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This fully updated and expanded third edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive introduction to key theory, knowledge, research and evidence relating to practice learning in social work and social care.

It outlines the theories that underpin social care practice, the main assessment models and interventions, and also offers guidance on the effective implementation of assessment across a range of professional contexts. Contributors from research, policy-making and practice backgrounds offer guidance on how to apply policy and research findings in everyday practice while ensuring that the complex needs of each individual service user are met. This third edition also features new chapters on group work, social pedagogy and personalisation.

The Handbook for Practice Learning in Social Work and Social Care is an essential resource for ensuring effective evidence-based practice which will be valued by students, educators and practitioners alike.
Joyce Lishman is Emeritus Professor of Social Work at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK. She is joint Editor of Social Work: An Introduction, published by Sage. Joyce has written extensively on social work and practice learning and evaluation as well as having been the General Editor of the Research Highlights in Social Work series, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, for many years.
Product Details ISBN: 9781849055710
ISBN-10: 1849055718
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: August 21st, 2015
Pages: 496
Language: English