Advocacy and Social Work Practice
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Skills in advocacy are essential for every social work student and practitioner. This accessible book provides an introduction to advocacy, examining the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to undertake advocacy roles and work constructively with the growing number of independent advocates.Beginning with the historical background to advocacy and its place within social work, the book explores different definitions and understandings of advocacy and explores a range of practice models, presenting a multi-dimensional model as an analytic framework. The book also includes:A range of practical examples from a variety of different settings, linking theory and practiceA strong focus…
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/16/2012
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Tables and Figures|
|Advocacy's Place Within Social Work Practice|
|Dimensions of Advocacy|
|Current Practice Issues|
|The Value Base of Advocacy|
|Advocacy Practice Models|
|Advocacy Skills: Presenting a case|
|Advocacy Skills: Assertiveness and negotiation|