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Coercive Social Worker British Lessons for American Social Services

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ISBN-10: 1483260143

ISBN-13: 9781483260143

Edition: 1973

Authors: Joel F. Handler

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The Coercive Social Worker: British Lessons for American Social Services focuses on the role of social services in public departments of welfare, with emphasis on the enormous power of the social worker to impose the casework plan on the client. It explains how traditional social work theory combines with the delivery of "hard" services in the integrated, comprehensive family service to produce social workers with such power. Some of the lessons that can be learned by American social service agencies from the British experience are discussed.Comprised of seven chapters, this volume begins with a historical background on Britain's public social service program, launched in 1970 to provide a…    
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List price: $38.34
Copyright year: 1973
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 5/10/2014
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 180
Language: English