This is an accessible guide to diversity issues in health and social care. It considers the concept of diversity and how people differ, provides a model for understanding discrimination, and discusses cross-cultural communication, including the impact and use of language. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout.
This book is an accessible guide to the essential skills of social work supervision. It covers the development of the supervisorsupervisee relationship, the assessment and management of risk, understanding and managing poor performance, and support for the supervisors themselves.
From Understanding to Doing
Communication skills are fundamental to effective social work practice. Accessible and easy-to-read, this book explores how communication works, the factors that influence how effectively we attend to and convey information, and how we can improve our communication. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout.
Balancing the Needs of Children, Adults and Their Families
How do you balance the needs of children, adults and their families when carrying out social work assessments? With tools and frameworks that make sense of the interface between adult problems and children's safety, this practical guide will help social workers generate high quality assessments that consider the well-being of both adults and children.
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