By Pamela Trevithick
The bestselling social paintings classic—updated to incorporate the newest in abilities and theories for practitioners at each point Written through an skilled academicpractitioner, the recent version of this bestselling textual content is up to date to incorporate the present academic, coverage, and perform contexts of social paintings. Social paintings talents, moment variation, includes extra fabric on social paintings tools and techniques, as good as revised sections at the significance of mental and sociological theories. It additionally presents elevated and extra thorough details on multi-disciplinary operating and verbal exchange with young ones and examines using language and jargon in social work—ensuring extra efficient and delicate interactions among social employees and their consumers and co-workers. the main target of the ebook is on how abilities should be perfected and made transferable throughout assorted contexts, provider person teams, and international locations. The instruction manual is crucial interpreting for all social paintings scholars and a worthwhile reference software for practising social employees and human carrier execs.
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8 Organizational theory. The QAA Benchmark Statement cites `organizational policies and procedures' and `social science theories explaining group and organizational behaviour, adaptation and change' as subject areas in the new degree. Organizational theory relates to social services departments, community and voluntary agencies, and other organizations and institutions, which are vital to the delivery of services (Hepworth et al. 2002: 459). An organization's structure and culture directly influence service delivery.
In 2001/02 over 10,000 children in Great Britain were permanently excluded from school. This was around 4 per cent higher than the previous year. Boys outnumbered girls by nearly 5:1 (Social Trends 2004). In 2003, around 200,000 households were accepted as homeless by their local authority, more than double the figure for 1997 (Palmer et al. 2004: 6). (A definition of a `household' is: `A single person or group sharing living accommodation. For many purposes of sociological analysis, this is a term preferable to the more widely used family' (Abercrombie et al.
The hope is that by providing care for people who have not received enough, for whatever reason, we will be able to compensate for the lack of original care 36 Social work skills and, ultimately, help them to move on independently, and without the continued involvement of health and welfare services. In my experience, the act of caring for others has to be thought through very carefully. To be effective in bringing about positive change, reparation or recovery, it has to be the right kind of care, delivered in a way ± and at a time ± that maximizes the benefits of that care (Trevithick 1998).
Social Work Skills, 2nd Edition by Pamela Trevithick