Contemporary social work practice by Teater, Barbra

By Teater, Barbra

An advent to the various settings of social paintings, detailing the appropriate coverage context, equipment and approaches.

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Service users value being listened to with social workers validating feelings and concerns, which aids the development of trust (Millar and Corby, 2006). A study by Forrester et al. (2008) focused on the skills practitioners used in engaging parents in situations where there are concerns about child welfare found that social workers tended to use a confrontational style with parents, which was unhelpful and created resistance. Whilst the Assessment Framework provides a tool for sharing concerns and creating openness about difficult issues, it needs to be coupled with a skilful approach in being directive yet empathetic.

Where do these come from? What do you do to manage this? Research. What research might be of value in this scenario? Where would you find it? , Tarr, S. and Cleaver, D. (2007) Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 117] at [07/18/16]. Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. 1 therefore encourage us to practise reflexivity as a ‘cyclical process in which we openly study how what we observe affects our thinking and how that then affects what we do’ (Payne, 2005, p.

Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. issues, with parents as well as children (Seden, 2008). The method is natural, less stigmatising and more creative than relying on interviews and can help practitioners to understand the impact of life events on children (Seden, 2008). The absence of touch in relational social work with children is raised by Ferguson (2011) in a current climate of fear; a false conception of a prohibition of touch and risk-averse organisations.

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