By Barbra Teater
"A simple advent to the main time-honored theories and techniques in social paintings perform. The ebook explores the concept that of a conception and a mode, the variation among the 2 and the ways that they're attached. Teater additionally discusses the social worker-client courting and gives a convenient evaluate of anti-oppressive practice"--P.  of canopy. entrance disguise; part identify web page; name web page; Copyright web page; commitment; compliment for this ebook; Contents; checklist of containers; checklist of figures; record of tables; 1 creation to theories and techniques; 2 Social platforms idea and the ecological standpoint; three The strengths point of view; four Empowerment and use of language; five Social constructivism; 6 Feminist conception and perform; 7 Person-centred method; eight Motivational interviewing; nine Cognitive behavioural remedy; 10 Solution-focused perform; eleven Task-centred social paintings; 12 situation intervention; Index; again conceal
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And Orme, J. (2006) Social Work Practice: An Introduction, 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Dalrymple, J. and Burke, B. (1995) Anti-oppressive Practice: Social Care and the Law. Buckingham: Open University Press. Dominelli, L. (1993) Social Work: Mirror of Society or its Conscience? Sheffield: Department of Sociological Studies. Dominelli, L. (2002) Anti-oppressive practice in context, in R. Adams, L. Dominelli and M. Payne (eds) Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates, 2nd edn.
The parts of a system are interconnected and interdependent. A change or movement in one part of the system will cause a change or movement in other parts of the system. For example, in considering a couple relationship as a system, the actions and behaviours of one subsystem, person A, should be viewed in relation to the actions and behaviours of the other subsystem, person B. A’s behaviour towards B will influence B’s behaviour towards A, and A’s response to B’s behaviour will influence B’s response to A’s behaviour.
Therefore, social workers work with individuals to alleviate the stress by improving the person:environment fit. Over the life course, individuals are continually striving to maintain a positive level of fit with their environments (Gitterman and Germain, 2008). When there is a positive person:environment fit, individuals feel a sense of adaptedness, which includes feelings of security and perceptions of themselves and their environment as holding resources necessary to support their human growth and potential.
An introduction to applying social work theories and methods by Barbra Teater