New Theories for Social Work Practice

Ethical Practice for Working with Individuals, Families and Communities

Social work theory and practice is evolving, and, this edited collection explains both what the latest developments are and how to use them in practice.

Exploring the challenges currently being faced within social work, it shows new ways social workers can conceptualise and respond to these issues. It covers emerging theory relating to work with families, children and young people, refugees, older people, indigenous practice and more, while explaining different models that can be used. It explores interventions in different contexts including community development, mental health settings, partnerships with disabled people, work with Pacific communities, cross-cultural practice and the elements of evidence-informed and ethical practice.
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