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Psychology For Social Care

Psychology For Social Care
A new text introducing the theories and concepts in psychology relevant to the social care arena, with particular emphasis on research and policy from an Irish perspective.
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ISBN/EAN9780717149995
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Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: April 8 2011
Author: O'Brien, Emma Zara
Format: Paperback
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A new text introducing the theories and concepts in psychology relevant to the social care arena, with particular emphasis on research and policy from an Irish perspective. * Considers the relationship between research and theory and its effect on and application to practice within the social care arena. * Reflects the new HETAC Award Standards for Social Care Work 2010. * Demonstrates the relevance of psychology in day-to-day practice within the field of social care. * Current Irish research and studies permeate the text, with works such as TILDA, the OMC longitudinal study, SLAN and the HBSC, among other studies, underpinning key themes, issues and concerns. * Applied issues in psychology, such as the efficacy of psychosocial interventions, are included. * Case studies are used to encourage students to apply their knowledge in a practical way and to engage with psychological theories and ideas. WRITTEN FOR Students of: - Applied Social Care - Social Care Practice - Social Work - Youth and Community Studies
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