The Effective Social Worker

by Neil Thompson and Sue Thompson

The Social Work Companion, Second Edition

Neil Thompson and Sue Thompson

This new and fully updated edition of the hugely popular The Social Work Companion is as practical and user-friendly as the last. Written by experts in the field, the book guides the reader through from their academic study on social work courses to entering the field as a practitioner.

The new edition offers:

  • wide-ranging yet accessible coverage of the core areas of theory and practice studied on a typical social work degree course; and
  • a wealth of guidance on study skills, advice about possible career directions, and extensive signposting to sources of further information.
Packed full of case examples and helpful advice, The Social Work Companion is the essential guide for students on qualifying courses in social work and a helpful resource for experienced practitioners.