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By Barbra Teater

ISBN-10: 0335240550

ISBN-13: 9780335240555

ISBN-10: 1283338734

ISBN-13: 9781283338738

"A easy creation to the main commonplace theories and techniques in social paintings perform. The booklet explores the idea that of a idea and a mode, the adaptation 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 disguise; part identify web page; identify web page; Copyright web page; commitment; compliment for this ebook; Contents; record of packing containers; checklist of figures; record of tables; 1 advent to theories and techniques; 2 Social platforms conception and the ecological point of view; three The strengths standpoint; four Empowerment and use of language; five Social constructivism; 6 Feminist thought and perform; 7 Person-centred technique; eight Motivational interviewing; nine Cognitive behavioural remedy; 10 Solution-focused perform; eleven Task-centred social paintings; 12 challenge intervention; Index; again conceal

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E. (2002) Actor-centered social work: re-visioning ‘persons-in-environment’ through a critical theory lens, Social Work, 47: 435–48. Payne, M. (2005) Modern Social Work Theory, 3rd edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. , Adams, R. and Dominelli, L. (2009) On being critical in social, in R. Adams, L. Dominelli and M. Payne (eds) Critical Practice in Social Work, 2nd edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Preston-Shoot, M. and Agass, D. (1990). Making Sense of Social Work: Psychodyanmics, Systems and Practice.

New York: Random House. Howe, D. (2009) Psychosocial work: an attachment perspective, in R. Adams, L. Dominelli and M. Payne (eds) Critical Practice in Social Work, 2nd edn. D. D. ) Dimensions of Human Behaviour: Person and Environment, 3rd edn. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Kenny, L. and Kenny, B. (2000) Psychodynamic theory in social work: a view from practice, in P. Stepney and D. Ford (eds) Social Work Models, Methods and Theories. Lyme Regis: Russell House. E. (2002) Actor-centered social work: re-visioning ‘persons-in-environment’ through a critical theory lens, Social Work, 47: 435–48.

This latter approach to considering persons in their environment is referred to as social systems theory or the ecological perspective. These two related theories provide a framework for assessment in social work situations and assist in the identification of the multiple target areas in which the social worker can intervene. This chapter describes these two related theories and how they can be applied to social work practice. The origins of social systems theory and the ecological perspective The origins of social systems theory is from general systems theory, which lies in several different physical and social science disciplines, such as engineering, biology, psychology, sociology and management (Forder, 1976).

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