A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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This new dictionary provides over 1, 500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care. Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social care and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.Scotland 422 From 2001, Scottish mental health work centred round the work of the National Programme for Improving ... In legislative terms, the 2003 Act extended the role of the Mental Health Officer (MHO), placing a duty on local authorities to ... One important MHO function is to prepare a Social Circumstances Report (SCR) in cases where a *Compulsory ... It also has powers and duties to publish information and guidance, and 423 Scotland to give advice or bring matters to the.

Title:A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care
Author:John Harris, Vicky White
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-01-24


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