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.

The Evidence Base

The evidence base


This chapter returns to the various theories that have been presented in the previous chapters, reflecting on their validity in terms of the research that informs them. This requires a discussion about the nature of evidence and research mindedness, the differences between qualitative and quantitative methodologies and ...

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