All social workers encounter complex and diverse forms of loss throughout their practice. Working with Loss, Death and Bereavement helps trainee and practitioners navigate these difficult situations by developing the skills and values necessary for effective and empowering practice. Each chapter is grounded in social work theory and is illustrated by practice scenarios, exercises, suggestions for further study, and contemporary cultural examples from novels and films.
Chapter 6: Social Work Skills, Methods and Theories in Work with Families, Groups and the Wider Community
Social Work Skills, Methods and Theories in Work with Families, Groups and the Wider Community
This chapter continues the emphasis on social work skills and consolidates the learning from previous chapters. The discussion moves from the focus on the individual per se to the wider world they inhabit: family groups and the wider communities. These dynamics are illustrated through previously presented scenarios. The ...