New PDF release: An introduction to applying social work theories and methods

By Barbra Teater

ISBN-10: 0335240550

ISBN-13: 9780335240555

ISBN-10: 1283338734

ISBN-13: 9781283338738

"A simple advent to the main universal theories and strategies in social paintings perform. The e-book explores the idea that of a concept and a style, the variation among the 2 and the ways that they're hooked up. Teater additionally discusses the social worker-client courting and gives a convenient assessment of anti-oppressive practice"--P. [4] of canopy. entrance conceal; part identify web page; name web page; Copyright web page; commitment; compliment for this booklet; Contents; checklist of packing containers; checklist of figures; checklist of tables; 1 creation to theories and strategies; 2 Social platforms conception and the ecological viewpoint; three The strengths viewpoint; four Empowerment and use of language; five Social constructivism; 6 Feminist thought and perform; 7 Person-centred method; eight Motivational interviewing; nine Cognitive behavioural treatment; 10 Solution-focused perform; eleven Task-centred social paintings; 12 concern intervention; Index; again hide

Show description

Read or Download An introduction to applying social work theories and methods PDF

Best social work books

Get Voice Of The Child: A Handbook For Professionals (World of PDF

This assortment offers a advisor to the felony specifications surrounding kid's rights. The ebook discusses the practicalities and difficulties of hearing the kid in academic, social and healthiness settings.

New PDF release: Developments in Social Work Offenders (Research Highlights

"Developments in Social paintings with Offenders" explains the organisational and legislative alterations that experience happened and social paintings and probation around the united kingdom some time past 10 years, within the context of the amassing physique of information approximately what constitutes potent perform within the evaluation, supervision and administration of offenders locally.

Families and Work: New Directions in the Twenty-First by Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen PDF

Households and paintings: New instructions within the Twenty-First Century offers an cutting edge framework for realizing the interface among relations care and employment. It bargains a close research of the desires and studies of hired caregivers and examines the whole variety of staff' kinfolk care duties, together with the care of youngsters, sick and disabled working-age adults, and the frail aged.

Get Evidence-based Social Work: A Critical Stance PDF

Evidence-based perform is now a middle portion of many governments' methods to policy-making and social intervention. It has turn into a robust flow that grants to alter the content material and constitution of social paintings and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated a lot debate and raised difficult questions, notwithstanding, relatively on the interface of study, coverage, and perform.

Extra info for An introduction to applying social work theories and methods

Sample text

A system should be viewed as consisting of several interlocking elements and/or subsystems that interact together to form a functional purposeful whole. These elements and/or subsystems each have a purpose and are not randomly constructed together. For example, an individual should be viewed as a whole consisting of biological, physiological and psychological elements that interact together to fulfil a basic purpose of existing and surviving. When considering the individual, these elements should not be viewed in isolation but should be considered together in creating the whole individual.

An open system is on the other side of the spectrum from a closed system which is unresponsive or unaffected by outside stimuli. In describing the system as open, social system theory states that the system is goal directed to maintain homeostasis, which maintains the system and allows it to respond to change (Forder, 1976). 1 19 Concepts and definitions used in social systems theory Concept Definition System A set of elements that are orderly and interrelated to make a functional whole1 Subsystem A subsystem is one part or element of a larger system, but the subsystem can act as a smaller system on its own (that is, an individual as a subsystem of its family, yet the individual is a system on its own) Open system Open systems interact with their environment and are affected and influenced by these interactions.

When there is a positive person:environment fit, individuals feel a sense of adaptedness, which includes feelings of security and perceptions of themselves and their environment as holding resources necessary to support their human growth and potential. Alternatively, a negative person:environment fit is a result of individuals lacking a sense of security within their environment and experiencing inadequate personal and environment resources which are needed to maintain and feed their growth and development.

Download PDF sample

An introduction to applying social work theories and methods by Barbra Teater


by George
4.2

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 28 votes