Essential Theory For Social Work Practice

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Essential Theory For Social Work Practice

by Chris Beckett

Sage Publications | April 27, 2006 | Hardcover |

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Essential Theory for Social Work Practice is an engaging and readable text, with a distinctively realistic and honest approach to the realities of everyday practice. In this innovative and highly accessible textbook, author Chris Beckett explains how a sound understanding of social work theory can improve the knowledge and skills base of professional practice.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: April 27, 2006

Publisher: Sage Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1412908736

ISBN - 13: 9781412908733

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Essential Theory For Social Work Practice

Essential Theory For Social Work Practice

by Chris Beckett

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: April 27, 2006

Publisher: Sage Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1412908736

ISBN - 13: 9781412908733

About the Book

Essential Theory for Social Work Practice is an engaging and readable text, with a distinctively realistic and honest approach to the realities of everyday practice. In this innovative and highly accessible textbook, author Chris Beckett explains how a sound understanding of social work theory can improve the knowledge and skills base of professional practice.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THEORY AND PRACTICE What Is Social Work? The Social Work Toolkit What Do We Mean by ''''Theory''''? PART TWO: IDEAS ABOUT CHANGE Cause and Effect New Possibilities Different Levels Tasks and Crises PART THREE: IDEAS ABOUT ROLES Advocacy and Empowerment Working with Others Coercive Powers PART FOUR: IT''''S ALL VERY WELL IN THEORY Rhetoric and Reality The Limits of Theory

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Essential Theory for Social Work Practice is an engaging and readable text, with a distinctively realistic and honest approach to the realities of everyday practice. In this innovative and highly accessible textbook, author Chris Beckett explains how a sound understanding of social work theory can improve the knowledge and skills base of professional practice.

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