An introduction to applying social work theories and methods by Barbra Teater

By Barbra Teater

"A simple advent to the main generic theories and techniques in social paintings perform. The publication explores the concept that of a concept and a style, the adaptation among the 2 and the ways that they're attached. Teater additionally discusses the social worker-client courting and provides a convenient assessment of anti-oppressive practice"--P. [4] of canopy. entrance hide; part identify web page; name web page; Copyright web page; commitment; compliment for this e-book; Contents; record of bins; record of figures; checklist of tables; 1 advent to theories and techniques; 2 Social structures conception and the ecological standpoint; three The strengths point of view; four Empowerment and use of language; five Social constructivism; 6 Feminist thought and perform; 7 Person-centred method; eight Motivational interviewing; nine Cognitive behavioural treatment; 10 Solution-focused perform; eleven Task-centred social paintings; 12 concern intervention; Index; again disguise

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You may find it useful to refer back to this table as you read the remainder of this section. The social systems theory tends to describe systems as open where there is a constant flow of material or information in and out of the system and the system is goal directed. An open system is on the other side of the spectrum from a closed system which is unresponsive or unaffected by outside stimuli. In describing the system as open, social system theory states that the system is goal directed to maintain homeostasis, which maintains the system and allows it to respond to change (Forder, 1976).

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