A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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This new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide over 1,800 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, organizations, and statutes, as well as keyterms from interdisciplinary topics overlapping with 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, and has been extensively updated toinclude new legislation.Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice, cross-referenced to Dictionary entries. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companionwebsite.Written by two leading figures in the field, and a team of eleven contributors, A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social work, social care, and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional developmentprogrammes.
Publisher: Oxford :, Oxford University Press,, 2018, ©2018.
Edition: Second edition.
ISBN: 9780198796688
Branch Call Number: 361. 003 HAR 2018
Characteristics: 530 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: White, Vicky 1959-- Author
Alternative Title: Social work and social care

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