1 edition of Assessment in social work found in the catalog.
Assessment in social work
|Statement||Judith Milner and Patrick O"Byrne|
|LC Classifications||HV43 .M525 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 278 p. :|
|Number of Pages||278|
|LC Control Number||2010455483|
Clinical Assessment for Social Workers provides a wide range of standardized assessment tools to give readers greater flexibility in their own practice and research. Incorporating both quantitative and qualitative methods, the authors encourage readers to approach assessment as both an art and a science. They advocate for discovering the balance between scientific, evidence-based approaches. Models of Assessment Janine Bolger and Patrick Walker Key Themes Assessment is a core activity of social work practices, which should be a process capable of responding to dynamic factors in the lives of service users. Assessment is underpinned by a series of principles that serve to .
cellation policies. Many workers have these rules in written form, with the client and the worker signing the contract. 36 SOCIAL PROBLEMS, SOCIAL WELFARE, AND THE SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION You Be the Social Worker This case was first presented in a book I wrote on evidence-based practice (Glicken, , pp. 77–79) and is modified for this book. Assessment in social work: a guide for learning and teaching The context of assessment. The following sections build on those above by exploring further some of the main contexts of assessment. In this section: Organisational issues; Collaborative assessment with other professions and agencies; Language, communication and assessment.
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This book introduces and explores assessment in social work in a user-friendly, yet comprehensive way. On reading a book on assessment, a colleague was heard to comment ‘but all of social work is here’ and, of course, that is true especially in terms of values, good engagement with service users, use of theory, helpful questioning, skills, etc.
The reverse can also be true, in that all of social work involves some assessment thinking. Assessment is central to the social work process and yet is becoming an increasingly burdensome and complex task, under pressure of burgeoning governmental and agency guidelines issuing from the Community Care Act, The Children's Act and Criminal Justice Acts, as well as movements towards user-participation and empowerment.
Read More About This Book. Clinical Assessment for Social Workers: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Third Edition. For social workers looking to improve skills related to clinical settings, Clinical Assessment for Social Workers is able to unite two opposing approaches that prompts multiple methods for client assessments.
social worker to use for assessment purposes, affording clarity regarding priorities and direction when working with a client system. The first assessment tool is called “Systems5”.
In this tool the social worker is given five different items that the social worker can use as a checklist in the data collection and assessment phase.
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With so many resources online, it can be tough to find the best ones. A social work assessment is a report written by a social worker evaluating a client’s educational, mental health, substance abuse, or occupational needs.
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Contents: Supporting Children and Teens through Grief The Grief Journey Children Aged 3 to 5 Children Aged A compilation of various tools for direct work with. Social workers will also learn to apply critical thinking to the DSM when it is inconsistent with social work values and principles.
Finally, the authors catalog the latest evidence-based assessment instruments and treatments for each disorder so that social workers can intervene efficiently and effectively, using the best resources available.4/4(1).
The book outlines an innovative research enquiry which is used to explore the dilemmas and opportunities of practice-based professional learning and offers a ‘conducive’ alternative approach to assessment in social work. This book will be important reading for students, practitioners and social.
This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of Child and Family Assessment in Social Work Practice is an essential guide for social work students and practitioners involved in the assessment of children and their families.
Back in AprilI was asked to complete a detailed guide on what would constitute as a ‘good assessment’ by a number of practitioners and student social workers I was managing at the time. The guide received some excellent feedback and featured in a number of international social.
The guide is written by Elaine Aspinwall-Roberts, a qualified social worker and senior lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University. Assessment is one of the most important social care tasks. There are many different types, from pre-birth to carers’, and it often signals the beginning of a social worker or occupational therapist’s involvement with a : Ruth Hardy.
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The worksheets cover the following seven areas: Emotional Development Worksheet Boundaries and Guidance Worksheet Communication Worksheet Play and Stimulation Worksheet Behaviour Worksheet Effects on my child and me Worksheet Stability and Support.