Effective Social Work with Children, Young People and Families [electronic resource] :Putting Systems Theory into Practice.
By: Walker, Steven.Material type: BookPublisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (233 p.).ISBN: 9781446268865 (electronic bk.); 1446268861 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Family social work -- Great Britain | Child welfare -- Great Britain | Dysfunctional families -- Services for -- Great Britain | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & WelfareGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 362.71 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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COVER; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Intrtoduction; Part 1 -- The Practice Implications of Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations; 1. Systems Theory; 2. A Changing Working Environment; 3. Contemporary Systems Methods and Models; Part 2 -- Dilemmas and Challenges in Applying Systems Theory in Practice; 4. Prevention and Early Intervention; 5. Children and Young People at Risk; 6. Using Systems Theory in Assessment; Part 3 -- Creating the difference that makes a difference; 7. Collaborative Systems or Combative Systems; 8. Social Inclusion and Cultural Awareness
9. Towards an Integrated Appraisal and Evaluation10. Conclusion; Bibliorgraphy; Index
This is the first textbook written in direct response to the Munro review of child protection. It will be valuable reading for students taking courses in social work with families, and also for practitioners across all fields who work on child protection.