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Published: 28 June 2018

398 Pages


ISBN: 9780190309879

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Social Work

Fields of Practice

Third Edition

Margaret Alston, Samone McCurdy, and Jennifer McKinnon

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the various fields of social work practice
  • Coverage of new and emerging fields of practice in which future social workers are likely to be employed
  • Students' understanding of the diversity and richness of social work practice is enhanced by the range of case studies and critical review questions
  • Internationally recognised social work specialist contributors
  • Coverage of international social work

New to this Edition:

  • The text has been revised heavily to ensure that it is the most up-to-date text containing current and future social work fields of practice.
  • Chapters of note for their currency are: Chapter 4, Social Work and Indigenous Australians; Chapter 8 Social Work in Health Care Settings; Chapter 15 Working in Regional, Rural and Remote Contexts; and Chapter 17 International Social Work.

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