Applied Psychology For Social Workers by Paula NicolsonApplied Psychology For Social Workers by Paula Nicolson

Applied Psychology For Social Workers

byPaula Nicolson

Paperback | May 16, 2006

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Psychology provides an essential backdrop to social work practice but there are few sources that summarize its theories and findings in a way that is easily accessible to students. This compact and practical text answers this need in applying key ideas, skills, and research from psychology to contemporary social work in a variety of settings. Substantially revised to take account of the latest developments, this is a wide-ranging and authoritative introduction to a complex subject.
PAULA NICOLSON is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Sheffield. ROWAN BAYNE is Professor of Psychology at University of East London. JENNY OWEN is Lecturer in Health Studies at the University of Sheffield.
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Title:Applied Psychology For Social WorkersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.38 × 5.44 × 0.46 inPublished:May 16, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1403945667

ISBN - 13:9781403945662

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Table of Contents

Dedication * Acknowledgements * Introduction * PART ONE: APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY TO SOCIAL WORK * Psychology and Social Work * Psychological Development through the Life Course * PART TWO: INTERPERSONAL AND PRACTICE SKILLS * Interviewing and Counselling * Assertiveness and Coping with Stress * Psychological Type and Communication * Groupwork Theory and Practice Skills * PART THREE: THE CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK * Social Work Settings and Contexts of Practice * Social Policy, Social Work and Psychology * The Future of Psychology and Social Work * References * Index * Recommended Further Reading * Figures * Tables