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Social Work and Human Development 5ed

by Janet Walker Learning Matters
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9781526413352
Format:
Ebk 248 pages
Price:
AU$59.99 NZ$60.87
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Social work students must develop a sound and critical understanding of human development and the processes and stages of growth through the life-course. Even more important however is how students apply this knowledge to their assignments and their practice. This text achieves this in several ways. It introduces the key concepts of human development and growth from childhood through adolescence and older age and then uses various pedagogical features to help students apply social and human development theories to practical day-to-day case examples. With this knowledge, students will be able to build and maintain successful relationships with service users, carers and other health and social care professionals.Key updates:More material on Life Story work More material on Wellbeing Greater emphasis on the links between theory and practice This book is in the Transforming Social Work Practice series. All books in the series are affordable, mapped to the Social Work Curriculum, practical with clear links between theory and practice and written to the Professional Capabilities Framework.

Introduction
Understanding Human Development Through the Life Course
An Introduction to Theoretical Models for Understanding Human Life Course Development
Using Life Course Development Knowledge in Social Work Practice with Infants, Young Children and Their Families
Using Life Course Development Knowledge in Social Work Practice with Older Children and Their Families
Using Life Course Development Knowledge in Social Work Practice with Adolescents
Using Life Course Development Knowledge in Social Work Practice with Adults
Using Life Course Development Knowledge in Social Work Practice with Older Adults
Conclusion

Janet Walker is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Lincoln. She has a particular interest in the development of social care training, having managed local authority social services training prior to joining the University. Janet also has considerable experience of working in children's services as a social worker and a manager. Karin Crawford is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Lincoln, where she has responsibility for supporting learners, teaching and curriculum development in the area of health, social care and management, both at undergraduate and post-qualifying levels. She also has experience of working with other European countries to develop teaching and learning in health and social care.