Advocacy and Social Work Practice - Tom Wilks

Advocacy and Social Work Practice

Skills in advocacy are essential for every social work student and practitioner. This book provides an introduction to advocacy, examining the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to undertake advocacy roles and work constructively with the growing number of independent advocates. Les mer
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Skills in advocacy are essential for every social work student and practitioner. This book provides an introduction to advocacy, examining the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to undertake advocacy roles and work constructively with the growing number of independent advocates.
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Forlag: Open University Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 208
ISBN: 9780335243037
Format: 24 x 17 cm
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Introduction
Chapter 1: Advocacy's Place within Social Work Practice
Chapter 2: Dimensions of Advocacy
Chapter 3: Current Practice Issues
Chapter 4: The Value Base of Advocacy
Chapter 5: Advocacy Practice Models
Chapter 6: Advocacy Skills - Presenting a Case
Chapter 7: Advocacy Skills - Assertiveness and Negotiation
Chapter 8: Advocacy Futures
Conclusion

Tom Wilks is Lecturer in Social Work at London South Bank University, UK. He previously spent a number of years working as a practitioner and manager in mental health, and in drug and alcohol services, working in both statutory and voluntary sectors.