Authority in Social Casework - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080129624, 9781483136813

Authority in Social Casework

1st Edition

The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

Authors: Robert Foren Royston Bailey
Editors: Jean Nursten
eBook ISBN: 9781483136813
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 332
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Description

Authority in Social Casework reviews the various settings in which social work is practiced. This book describes the presence of some component of authority in all casework situations while distinguishing the modes suitable to each setting and to the various needs of clients.

Organized into three parts encompassing 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the practice of social casework in an authority setting. This text then examines the different concepts of authority as they affect the casework process. Other chapters consider the ways in which authority inheres in the role and function of workers in various casework settings. This book discusses as well the ways in which the nature of the setting determines the types of authority its workers possess. The final chapter deals with the use of a more assertive casework methods of support, which depends on the accurate assessment of the degree of maturity indicated by the client. Caseworkers will find this book useful.

Table of Contents


Contents

Editor's Note

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I. The Nature of Authority

Chapter 1 The Concept of Authority

Notes

Chapter 2 Attitudes Toward Control

Notes

Part II. Authority in Different Settings

Chapter 3 The Concept of The Agency

Notes

Chapter 4 Casework in Probation

Notes

Chapter 5 Casework in The Family Service Unit

Notes

Chapter 6 Casework in Child Care

Notes

Chapter 7 Casework in Prison

Notes

Chapter 8 Casework in The Hospital Setting

Notes

Chapter 9 Casework in The Psychiatric Setting

Notes

Part III. The Appropriate Use of Authority

Chapter 10 Differential Casework Treatment

I. Appropriate Methods

II. Toward the Validation of Casework Methods

Notes

Index


Details

No. of pages:
332
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1968
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483136813

About the Author

Robert Foren

Royston Bailey

About the Editor

Jean Nursten

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