Social Work and Social Development
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Social Work and Social Development

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English


  • Social work education,
  • India,
  • Congresses,
  • Rural development,
  • Social service,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9082726M
ISBN 108185060320
ISBN 109788185060323

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Social work engages with people across the life course, and social workers are expected to work with groups of people at very different stages of their life. Developing a thorough understanding of human growth to encompass the whole of the life course is therefore a central part of all qualifying social work training and practice. It is a unique and valuable resource for course work in social work, social development, international studies, and Asian studies. The framework presented in this book can be used as a model for further comparisons, so that we truly can begin thinking globally while acting locally not just in India, but in the United States and the rest of the : $   In the first book to lay out a clear framework for developmental social work practice, chapters will focus on the traditional fields of social work practice, showing how social investment strategies can be adopted by social workers in their daily practice with populations including families and children, people with mental illness, homeless youth, people with Reviews: 1. Developmental social work, which is also known as the social development approach to social work, emphasizes the role of social investment in professional practice. These investments meet the material needs of social work’s clients and facilitate their full integration into the social and economic life of the community.

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide and Practice Test, Second Edition Set - Includes a Comprehensive Study Guide and LCSW Practice Test Book with Questions, Free Mobile and Web Access Included Dawn Apgar PhD LSW ACSW. Everywhere, social workers work with service users and colleagues from diverse cultures and countries. Globally relevant concepts such as human rights, development, and inclusion offer new perspectives to enhance policy and practice and /5(6). The book brings to life the concept of social development with razor-sharp clarity and examines the potential for improving ‘well-being’ at various levels of human existence in communities. An indispensable resource for guiding the course of social work education in . As a “human rights profession”, social work is well equipped to make a substantial contribution to implementing the SDGs. World Social Work Day at the UN in Geneva. IASSW, IFSW and HETS are collaborating with the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) to organize the Size: KB.

Social work is also regarded as a practice discipline, because unlike the other social sciences professionals, social workers involve in direct practice and intervention in the field. This book is classified in to five parts, namely the foundation component, the methods component. Social workers have been involved in social development for many years, but it is only recently that these ideas have been explicitly applied to social work practice. The result is that a new and distinctive approach to social work practice known as developmental social work has emerged. Developmental social work emphasizes the role of social investment in professional practice. This book is intended as a tool for international social work practitioners, students, and educators to help advance the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development theme of “working toward environmental sustainability”. It is the third volume in the series and is formatted as a workbook, with short lessons and exercises to help you apply the lessons theoretically and in .   It is necessary for social work students to understand fully how people develop and how the different stages of life, from birth to older adulthood, require them to use different skills and approaches. Covering all stages of the life course, this essential guide looks at the ways in which people develop before birth, as babies and children, through to adolescence and on .