Publication Date 15 Jun 2018
OverviewAn expert guide to Social Work Fields of Practice.Social Work: Fields of Practice, third edition, takes the form of a conversation with students by experts in the field. The chapters gradually unfold to cover many of the fields of practice a social worker is likely to encounter while working in the field. Short, concise chapters allow students and lecturers a flexible approach to learning and teaching as they move through the book in an order that suits them. The book begins by examining groups social workers may work with across the various fields and then explains the fields of practice by drawing on the experience and practice wisdom of each chapter author. It covers the eight core fields of practice mandatory for students to achieve accreditation, before addressing additional new and emerging fields in social work. Social Work: Fields of Practice provides an excellent grounding for social work students and ensures that they are well prepared for work in the social work field.KEY FEATURESA high profile team of three lead authors and 25 contributors â all specialists in their field with a wealth of experienceCovers the eight core fields of practice mandatory for students to achieve accreditation into the social work profession (as determined by AASW)Addresses a wide range of fields of practice including the social work priority areas of Cultural Diversity, Indigenous Australians, Child Protection and Mental HealthChapter objectives appear at the start of every chapter, outlining the key themes discussed in the chapterKey terms appear at the start of each chapter and research boxes explain the field of practice through data and research detailsCase studies provide either clinical or real-world examples engaging students in day-to-day practiceReview questions and further reading suggestions are at the end of each chapter.