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The Social Work Companion (2nd Edition)

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Pages: 456
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22 June 2016

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This new and fully updated edition of a hugely popular textbook is a practical and user-friendly guide that lets students know what to expect from their course and will be there every step of the way as a reference tool....

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This new and fully updated edition of a hugely popular textbook is a practical and user-friendly guide that lets students know what to expect from their course and will be there every step of the way as a reference tool. 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 Social Work Companion is the essential survival guide for students on qualifying courses in social work and a helpful resource for experienced practitioners.

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Packed full of case examples and helpful advice

Offers important advice on study skills

A wide-ranging yet accessible coverage of the core topics




A indispensable wide-ranging yet accessible coverage of the core areas of theory and practice studied on a typical social work degree course

A wealth of guidance on study skills, advice about possible career directions, and extensive signposting to sources of further information

PART I: STUDYING SOCIAL WORK
1.1 Your Social Work Course
1.2 Maximizing Your Learning
1.3 Law, Politics and Society
1.4 Conclusion
PART II: CORE TOPICS
2.1 Social Work Processes
2.2 The Social Context
2.3 Human Development
2.4 The Organizational Context
2.5 Law and Policy
2.6 The Value Base
2.7 Reflective Practice
2.8 Conclusion
PART III: KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS
3.1 Introduction to Part 3
3.2 Terms and Concepts
PART IV: KEY THEORIES AND THEORISTS
4.1 Introduction to Part 4
4.2 Theories and Theorists
PART V: DRAWING ON RESEARCH
5.1 Why is Research Important?
5.2 Understanding Research Methods and Processes
5.3 Incorporating Research into Practice
5.4 Conclusion
PART VI: CAREER PATHWAYS
6.1 Career Opportunities Across Settings
6.2 Continuous Professional Development
6.3 Applying for Jobs
6.4 Conclusion.
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Dr Neil Thompson and Dr Sue Thompson have, between them, a total of almost sixty years' experience in social work. They are both independent authors, researchers and online tutors. Their company website is at www.avenuemediasolutions.com and Neil's blog is at www.neilthompson.info/connect.

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Dr Neil Thompson and Dr Sue Thompson have, between them, a total of almost sixty years' experience in social work. They are both independent authors, researchers and online tutors. Their company website is at www.avenuemediasolutions.com and Neil's blog is at www.neilthompson.info/connect.

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