Humanistic Social Work
Core Principles in Practice
Malcolm Payne is a policy and development adviser to St. Christopher's Hospice, London and visiting professor, Opole University, Poland. During his forty-year career in social work, he has worked with families as well as mentally ill, criminally-charged, and unemployed persons. He is extensively involved with international social work and has served as a government consultant on numerous occasions. His main publications include Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care (2009), Globalization and International Social Work (2008), Creative Arts in Palliative Care (2008), What Is Professional Social Work? (second edition, 2006), Modern Social Work Theory (third edition, 2005), The Origins of Social Work: Continuity and Change (2005), and Teamwork in Multiprofessional Care (2000).