Residential Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080246901, 9781483189260

Residential Care

1st Edition

A Reader in Current Theory and Practice

Editors: Ronald G. Walton Dorren Elliott
eBook ISBN: 9781483189260
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 362
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Residential Care: A Reader in Current Theory and Practice is a collection of papers that tackles the various issues and concerns in residential care. The title examines the practice and theory in relation to different client groups and models of working. The text first presents papers about the task in residential care, such as criticisms and positive aspects of residential care and the social work task in residential care. In Part II, the selection covers the social work process in residential care. Part III deals with ethical concerns in residential care, while Part IV talks about education and training for residential work. The book will be of great interest to social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and teachers.

Table of Contents

Part I The Task in Residential Care Introduction Chapter 1 Criticisms and Positive Aspects of Residential Care Chapter 2 Some Current Issues in Residential Work: Implications for the Social Work Task Chapter 3 The Social Work Task in Residential Care Questions and Exercises Part II Social Work Process in Residential Care Section One. Assessment Introduction Criteria in the Assessment for Residential Care Chapter 4 Assessment, Labeling or Expediency Chapter 5 From Residential to Day Assessment in Belfast Chapter 6 Collecting and Using Data for Assessment Chapter 7 An Assessment Challenged Section Two. Continuing Care and Rehabilitation Introduction An Integrated Approach to Care and Treatment Chapter 8 Residential Care with the Physically Handicapped: A View from a Voluntary Organization Chapter 9 Positive Care for the Elderly Chapter 10 Social Learning in Residential Care Chapter 11 The CUSS Group H0me : a Review of Principles and Practices in the Care and Training of Mentally Handicapped People Chapter 12 Susan: The Successful Resolution of a "Severe Behavior Disorder" with a Mentally Handicapped Young Woman in a Community Setting Chapter 13 Methods of Treatment in a Psychiatric Unit for Adolescents Chapter 14 Residential Work with Adolescent Girls Chapter 15 Hostel Provision for Adolescent Boys Section Three. Management and Organizational Issues Introduction Chapter 16 Social Services Department Structures and the Organization of Residential Social Work Chapter 17 Management Issues in an Individual Home Chapter 18 Towards Caring through Design Chapter 19 Evaluating Residential Care as a Method of Social Work Intervention Questions and Exercises Part III Ethical Issues in Residential Care Intro


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Ronald G. Walton

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