Casework in Context - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080197449, 9781483187709

Casework in Context

1st Edition

A Basis for Practice

Authors: D. E. F. Tilbury
Editors: Jean P. Nursten
eBook ISBN: 9781483187709
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 348
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Casework in Context: A Basis for Practice discusses the methodologies and techniques utilized in social case studies. The book also covers the specific applications of caseworks, along with some issues that can be encountered while in the practice. The text first details the social work and society, as well as the development of social work conceptualization. Next, the book tackles topics related to interviewing, such as client needs and worker response; treatment goals, methods, and plans; and case work process. The next part of the text deals with the differential uses of casework. The last part covers topics about the activities of a social worker outside an interview. The book will be of great use to researchers and practitioners in disciplines that involve research studies in a social setting, such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction Part I - The Context of Casework I Social Work and Society II The Development of Social Work Conceptualization Part II - The Interview III Client Needs and the Worker Response IV Diagnosis V Treatment Goals, Methods and Plans VI The Casework Process VII Recording Part III — The Differential Uses of Casework VIII Crisis Intervention and Long-term Work IX Family Group Therapy X Fieldwork and Institutions Part IV — Outside the Interview XI Casework and Administration XII Professionalism Re-examined XIII The Professional Worker and the Volunteer Coda Issues in Social Work Practice Index


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About the Author

D. E. F. Tilbury

About the Editor

Jean P. Nursten

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