Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice
Allen & Unwin
Chris Trotter (Teacher of Social Work, Monash University, Australia)
Publication Date :
1 Jan 1999
'To greater or lesser degrees much social work activity involves work with involuntary clients yet few texts have attempted to address this complex issue. Dr Trotter's book presents an accessible and coherent model of direct practice, supported by research, which can be applied across a range of welfare settings.' Professor Gillian McIvor, Director Social Work Research Centre, University of Stirling 'I believe the approaches advocated will make much sense to people who have worked with involuntary clients and the framework the model provides will be appealing.' Lloyd Owen, Social Work, La Trobe University, and editor of Children Australia 'This is an ideal handbook for welfare workers, probation officers and anyone else who works with involuntary clients.' Colin Roberts, Fellow of Green College, Oxford University Many social workers and welfare workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients, particularly in corrective services, child protection, mental health and residential care. These positions are demanding, and require specific skills. Working with Involuntary Clients is a practical guide to working with both the clients a
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