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This book is part of the highly successful Transforming Social Work Practice series and is written specifically to support students on the social work degree. Full of practical activities, case studies and opportunities for students to critically reflect and explore theory and practice. Current practice in the field was driven by the government White Paper ‘Valuing People’ (2001) which declared some radical aims for services with people with learning difficulties. Now somewhat compromised by the local authority austerity measures, the goals set by ‘Valuing People’ are nevertheless still important. This third edition seeks to confirm and strenghten social work values and priciples so that the progress and successes achieved by ‘Valuing People’ can continue. Case studies and activities draw out the key points and reinforce ...

Communication and Sensory Needs
Communication and sensory needs
Introduction

The College of Social Work highlights that effective communication, building trust and maintaining strong relationships with people who use services and carers are the crucial attributes of a social worker and will help ...

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