The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.
Chapter 10: Family Perspectives
In the US National Association of Social Workers' (NASW) Code of Ethics, the importance of human relationships is emphasised as a core value of the profession (NASW, 1999). Social workers not only provide a relationship to clients, they also work to build and enhance the naturally existing ...