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The road to social work & human service practice / created by Lesley Chenoweth and Donna Mcauliffe.

By: Chenoweth,Lesley [author]Contributor(s): Mcauliffe, Lesley [author]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cengage Learning, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: Fourth EditionDescription: xv, 317 pages; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780170380072Subject(s): Social service | Social work education | Human servicesLOC classification: HV473 CHE
Contents:
Title page -- Copyright page -- Brief Contents -- Contents -- Preface -- Resource guide -- About the authors -- Acknowledgements -- CHAPTER 1 STARTING THE JOURNEY: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICE PRACTICE -- Introduction -- Making the most of the educational experience -- Developing support strategies -- Choosing the road to social work and human services -- Motivations for working in social work and human services -- The purpose of practice: Is there a final destination? -- The domains of practice: Scanning the territory -- Work with individuals. Work with families and partnerships -- Groupwork -- Community work -- Social policy practice -- Research and evaluation -- Organisational practice, management and leadership -- Education and training -- Exploring your pre-existing knowledge, values and beliefs: The place of transformational learning -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 2 SURVEYING THE LANDSCAPE: HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE -- Introduction -- The history of welfare -- The English Poor Law -- The emergence of the welfare practitioner -- Towards the welfare state and beyond -- The professionalisation of helping. Key philosophies -- Social justice -- Human rights -- The use of power -- Types of power -- Power and empowerment -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3 LOCATING THE LIGHTHOUSE: VALUES AND ETHICS IN PRACTICE -- Introduction -- The influence of moral philosophy in practice -- Exploring ethical theory and its application -- The history of values and ethics -- The value base of practice-contested territory -- Core values -- Distinguishing between ethical issues, problems and dilemmas -- Ethical challenges in the eight domains of practice -- Models for ethical decision making -- The inclusive model -- Conclusion. CHAPTER 4 TREADING CAREFULLY: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND ETHICAL STANDARDS -- Introduction -- Codes of ethics: Care or control? -- The international context -- The International Federation of Social Workers -- The regional context -- The Australian Association of Social Workers -- The Australian College of Social Work -- The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers -- The Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Pty Ltd -- The Australian Community Workers Association -- Harmful practice -- a duty to regulate -- E-professionalism: Standards in a new era. Construction of online persona, identity and associated personal disclosures -- Remote service delivery -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 5 FINDING THE RIGHT MAPS: THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF PRACTICE -- Introduction -- What is knowledge? -- Defining the terms -- The social and historical foundations of knowledge -- Knowledge types and content -- The sources of knowledge -- The paradigms influencing knowledge development -- Using knowledge in practice -- Evidence-based practice -- The relationship between theory and practice -- Practice approaches -- Systems and ecological perspectives -- Psychodynamic practice.
Summary: The Road to Social Work and Human Service Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of practice in the professions of social work and the human services. It lays out the journey and expertly signposts the key areas of knowledge, skills, values, ethics, practice contexts and contemporary debates. Client and practitioner perspectives give voice to important messages that practitioners need to hear. This fourth edition includes significant updates and new information on eprofesionalism and digitisation of practice, professional standards and regulatory frameworks, values
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Includes an index.

Title page --
Copyright page --
Brief Contents --
Contents --
Preface --
Resource guide --
About the authors --
Acknowledgements --
CHAPTER 1 STARTING THE JOURNEY: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICE PRACTICE --
Introduction --
Making the most of the educational experience --
Developing support strategies --
Choosing the road to social work and human services --
Motivations for working in social work and human services --
The purpose of practice: Is there a final destination? --
The domains of practice: Scanning the territory --
Work with individuals. Work with families and partnerships --
Groupwork --
Community work --
Social policy practice --
Research and evaluation --
Organisational practice, management and leadership --
Education and training --
Exploring your pre-existing knowledge, values and beliefs: The place of transformational learning --
Conclusion --
CHAPTER 2 SURVEYING THE LANDSCAPE: HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE --
Introduction --
The history of welfare --
The English Poor Law --
The emergence of the welfare practitioner --
Towards the welfare state and beyond --
The professionalisation of helping. Key philosophies --
Social justice --
Human rights --
The use of power --
Types of power --
Power and empowerment --
Conclusion --
CHAPTER 3 LOCATING THE LIGHTHOUSE: VALUES AND ETHICS IN PRACTICE --
Introduction --
The influence of moral philosophy in practice --
Exploring ethical theory and its application --
The history of values and ethics --
The value base of practice-contested territory --
Core values --
Distinguishing between ethical issues, problems and dilemmas --
Ethical challenges in the eight domains of practice --
Models for ethical decision making --
The inclusive model --
Conclusion. CHAPTER 4 TREADING CAREFULLY: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND ETHICAL STANDARDS --
Introduction --
Codes of ethics: Care or control? --
The international context --
The International Federation of Social Workers --
The regional context --
The Australian Association of Social Workers --
The Australian College of Social Work --
The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers --
The Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Pty Ltd --
The Australian Community Workers Association --
Harmful practice --
a duty to regulate --
E-professionalism: Standards in a new era. Construction of online persona, identity and associated personal disclosures --
Remote service delivery --
Conclusion --
CHAPTER 5 FINDING THE RIGHT MAPS: THE KNOWLEDGE BASE OF PRACTICE --
Introduction --
What is knowledge? --
Defining the terms --
The social and historical foundations of knowledge --
Knowledge types and content --
The sources of knowledge --
The paradigms influencing knowledge development --
Using knowledge in practice --
Evidence-based practice --
The relationship between theory and practice --
Practice approaches --
Systems and ecological perspectives --
Psychodynamic practice.

The Road to Social Work and Human Service Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of practice in the professions of social work and the human services. It lays out the journey and expertly signposts the key areas of knowledge, skills, values, ethics, practice contexts and contemporary debates. Client and practitioner perspectives give voice to important messages that practitioners need to hear. This fourth edition includes significant updates and new information on eprofesionalism and digitisation of practice, professional standards and regulatory frameworks, values

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