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Theory and Practice: A Straightforward Guide for Social Work Students (3rd Edition: Spring 2015)

Theory and Practice has always been our number one selling publication. Written by two experienced practice educators, the book is designed to address the anxieties that many social work students have about social work theory and the way it relates to practice. The third edition of this popular straightforward guide for social work students is now […]

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Social Work Theory Cards

Our new Social Work Theory Cards are now available! Ask a student or even a qualified social worker the question “what theory are you using?” and you very often see that, well recognised, terrified rabbit in the headlights look. Theory and its relationship with practice is a vital aspect of professional learning and development at […]

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Social Work Theory: A Straightforward Guide for Practice Educators and Supervisors (2nd Edition: 2015)

Social Work Theory has always been one of our most popular publications. It provides a brief refresher of the main theories and models in social work practice with some hints and tips on how to support a student’s learning in this area. There have been some significant changes in social work education since the first […]

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Social Care and the Law in Scotland revised 2015 9th Edition

Everyone working in the social care and child care sectors is expected to have an effective working knowledge of the legal framework in which they operate. At last the revised edition is available to purchase. The cost of the book where buyers purchase directly from ourselves will be £11. The RRP in bookshops and via […]

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Developing a Quality Practice Learning Curriculum – PCF revised edition available to buy now

The requirements for social work training in England have changed very significantly. Students are now assessed against the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) and practice educators are required to carry out a holistic assessment of the student.   The contents of our very popular learning curriculum folder were matched to the National Occupational Standards and covered […]

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Cultural Competence in Social Care and Health

What is “cultural competence”? Culture is an aspect of identity, which we all have. Culture is based on a number of things shared with others such as language, shared history, beliefs, attitudes, celebrations, musical taste, dress, diet and many others. Culture is basically about a shared understanding with others of the same culture. Cultures are […]

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