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Social Care Work : An Introduction for Students in Ireland

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ISBN: 9781910393536
AuthorLalor, Kevin
Pub Date23/11/2023
BindingPaperback
CountryIRL
Dewey
Quick overview Social care work is a relatively young profession. It is now in a transformative phase of development with formal recognition of third-level courses; statutory registration for workers with CORU, the Health and Social Care Professionals Council; and legal protection of the title ‘social care work’.
€45.00

The last decade has seen major growth in research, practice development and new influences on the profession.

These are reflected in this all-new edition of Social Care Work, the leading text for social care work students and practitioners in Ireland.

This volume includes contributions from academics and practitioners across the wide range of social care work settings. Key theoretical and practice areas are presented and debated, drawing on the most recent academic and scientific literature from Ireland and internationally. The twenty-nine chapters are authored by forty-six contributors, resulting in the most comprehensive contemporary analysis of social care work in Ireland.

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The last decade has seen major growth in research, practice development and new influences on the profession.

These are reflected in this all-new edition of Social Care Work, the leading text for social care work students and practitioners in Ireland.

This volume includes contributions from academics and practitioners across the wide range of social care work settings. Key theoretical and practice areas are presented and debated, drawing on the most recent academic and scientific literature from Ireland and internationally. The twenty-nine chapters are authored by forty-six contributors, resulting in the most comprehensive contemporary analysis of social care work in Ireland.

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