The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice is an unrivaled collection of essays explaining the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrating how it works, and providing clear and practical tools for its application. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field to provide a balanced approach to social work practice that explores the strengths and assets of clients. An exceptionally wide range of subjects (ideas and populations) are covered in each essay.
This much-needed text articulates the issues surrounding professional ethics using a unique virtue-based framework. It introduces core ideas, before examining a range of values and how these can be cultivated in practice. Importantly, the book retains an interprofessional feel by relating ethics to a variety of specialisms.
Contents: Historical context -- Social work practice: setting specific -- Social work practice: screening, assessment, and intervention -- Population-specific practice -- Collaborations in palliative care -- Regional voices form a global perspective -- Ethics -- Professional issues -- Epilogue.