This work will affirm the valuable contribution social workers can make to human wellbeing and demonstrate how the promise and potential of social work can be, and is, realized.
Introducing Social Work.
Chapter One: What is Social Work?.
Chapter Two: Working with Children, Young People and their Families: Child Saviour or Child Snatcher?.
Chapter Three: Working with Older People: Market-Driven Facilities or Universal Services?.
Chapter Four: Disabled People: Human Tragedies or Disabling Societies?.
Chapter Five: Mental Ill Health: Care in Institutions or the Community?.
Chapter Six: Homeless People: Independence or Social Neglect?.
People Who Misuse Substances: Addictions or Responses to Difficult Life Circumstances and Relationships?.
Offending Behaviour: and Working with Offenders: Rehabilitation or Warehousing?.
Disaster Interventions: Immediate Relief or Long-Term Reconstruction?.
Universal Services for All or Residual Services for the Few?.