A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

Paperback | January 29, 2013

byJohn Harris, Vicky White

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This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organisations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinarytopics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care.Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website.A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social care and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.

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This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organisations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinarytopics such as health and education, this is the ...

John Harris is Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick and Visiting Professor at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was a social worker, training officer, and manager prior to moving into social work education. Vicky White is a Practice Educator in the Children, Learning and Young People's Directorate, Coventry City Counc...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.07 inPublished:January 29, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199543054

ISBN - 13:9780199543052

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Introduction/PrefaceDictionary of Social Work and Social CareGlossary of AcronymsIndex of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice