- Comprehensive content - includes discussion of theoretical perspectives, policy; assessment; intervention, the ethics and values framework; and practice-learning.
- A student-friendly approach - includes case-studies, chapter summaries, further reading sections, and discussion questions.
- A multi-professional perspective - recognises the experiences of all those working across the field of social care and incorporates service-user's voices.
- Practice-oriented - offers specific guidance to overcome challenges and provides an effective framework for practice.
This authoritative textbook will be an essential guide to the challenges and concepts underpinning social work practice. It offers a flavor of what social work entails and engages with recent debates about the nature of practice. It will be an invaluable text for social work trainees, and will also be useful reading for post-qualifying students and practitioners.