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Published: 18 March 2018

544 Pages | 20 line drawings

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ISBN: 9780198796688


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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

Second Edition

John Harris and Vicky White

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 1,800 clear and authoritative A-Z definitions of terms from the fields of social work and social care
  • Includes methods, theories, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education
  • Updated to include over 200 new entries, including updates following the implementation of the Care Act (2014), and new definitions such as advocacy, care and support planning, Mental Health Task Force, and social pedagogy
  • Useful appendices include a glossary of common acronyms and a table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice, cross-referenced to Dictionary entries
  • An essential point of quick-reference for all students of social work and social care and qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes
  • Recommended web links for many entries which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Over 200 new entries, including definitions such as advocacy, care and support planning, Mental Health Task Force, and social pedagogy
  • Coverage of social work and social care for children has been fully updated
  • Fully revised to reflect changes in legislation since the publication of the first edition, such as the implementation of the Care Act (2014)
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