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Social Care Practice in Context

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 240
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Reshaping Social Work

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Paperback - 9780230521810

15 October 2008

$44.99

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Ebook - 9781137048547

06 October 2008

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In this clear and insightful book, best selling author Malcolm Payne analyses the major elements of social care practice, explaining how caring and social work skills and values are crucial to effective social care.

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In this clear and insightful book, best selling author Malcolm Payne analyses the major elements of social care practice, explaining how caring and social work skills and values are crucial to effective social care. Through theory, research evidence and skill development, Payne identifies the varying contexts in which social care takes place, the agencies that provide it and the relationships at its heart. The book explains the key practical social care skills:• How to be receptive to users' and carers' own understanding of their needs• How to develop continuity in service provision• How to use effective interpersonal engagement with users and carers to ensure a positive future for them in which they have as much control over their care as possible• How to work in partnership with colleagues and other agenciesWith practice and case examples, research boxes, further reading and reflection activities, this book is a stimulating read for social work and community care students and practitioners.

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Author's outstanding reputation for clear, incisive writing with strong popular appeal

Combination of theory, research evidence and skills development will appeal to students and lecturers alike

What is Social Care Practice?
Valuing Users and Carers
The State and the Individual
Engaging and Assessing in Social Care
Partnership with Agencies and Colleagues
Personal and Social Intervention
Endings, Monitoring and Evaluation
Development for Service Users, Carers and Practitioners
Social Care Futures.

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MALCOLM PAYNE is Adviser, Policy and Development, at St. Christopher's Hospice, London, UK, where he was previously Director of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care. He is Emeritus Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and Honorary Professor at Kingston University/St George's University of London. He is the author of many books, including the international best-seller, Modern Social Work Theory.

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MALCOLM PAYNE is Adviser, Policy and Development, at St. Christopher's Hospice, London, UK, where he was previously Director of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care. He is Emeritus Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and Honorary Professor at Kingston University/St George's University of London. He is the author of many books, including the international best-seller, Modern Social Work Theory.

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