Kieran O'Hagan

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Cultural Competence in the Caring Professions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The right of minority groups to define their culture and identity in their own terms is the central theme of this book. O'Hagan argues that a comprehensive definition of culture, and an awareness of all the issues involved, may enable practitioners to fulfil their statutory obligations more effectively.

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Competence in Social Work Practice

A Practical Guide for Students and Professionals

Edited by Kieran O'Hagan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical text book covers all areas of the National Occupational Standards Framework including social work ethics, residential care practice, child protection, risk analysis and protecting adults with learning difficulties. Numerous case studies effectively convey competent practice in social work practice.

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