9781412919227

Social Work and Domestic Violence : Developing Critical and Reflective Practice

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412919227

  • ISBN 10:

    1412919223

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/06/2013
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

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Summary

Domestic violence affects all areas of Social Work. This book shows how Social Workers can intervene in everyday practice with victims, their families and perpetrators of domestic abuse. It provides students with knowledge of theory, research and policy to put directly in practice across a variety of legal and service-user contexts. The authors draw on their extensive experience as practitioners and researchers in the field, placing particular focus on evidence-based practice. Topics covered include: - Child protection - Interprofessional collaboration - The policy and legal context - Working with women - Working with men Each chapter begins with a case study and concludes with reflective questions to highlight practice dilemmas and challenge students to reflect critically. Further reading from a rich range of sources guides readers to expand their knowledge. This book will be valuable reading for students studying domestic violence, child protection, and family social work, as well as practitioners of Social Work.

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