Social Work: A Introduction is designed to help your students make the best start in their academic and professional careers. Mapped throughout to the most up-to-date professional standards, the book covers the full range of knowledge and skills students need to gain in the early stages of their social work course and as they prepare to go out on placement.
Key Learning Features:
Key Themes and Chapter Introductions - to set the scene and place each chapter in context.
Case Studies and Practice Vignettes - illustrate how theory, knowledge and policy translate to real-life practice. Also help students consider the service-user's experience and develop a holistic approach to care.
Exercises, Activities and Reflective Questions - independent learning tasks to help students apply theory to their practice, and to develop their skills of critical reflection
Critical Thinking Boxes - support your students in their journey towards becoming critically reflexive practitioners.
Visit the companion website to access a range of resources to support both lecturers and students, including:
Vodcasts and podcasts from students, lecturers, service users and authors to introduce key topics to audio and visual learners
Activities and case studies from different fields and settings to show how theory translates into real life practice
Selected SAGE journal articles to help take learning to the next level
Up-to-date links to codes of ethics, frameworks and other useful resources.
- 2014 Joyce Lishman, Chris Yuill, Jillian Brannan and Alastair Gibson
Choosing a Book Format
EPUB is the standard publishing format used by many e-book readers including iBooks, Easy Reader, VoiceDream Reader, etc. This is the most popular and widely used format.
DAISY format is used by GoRead, Read2Go and most Kurzweil devices.
Audio (MP3) format is used by audio only devices, such as iPod.
Braille format is used by Braille output devices.
DAISY Audio format works on DAISY compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream.
Accessible Word format can be unzipped and opened in any tool that supports .docx files.