Dr. K. Moorhouse

"Dr. Karen Moorhouse"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (7 of 8)
Location: UK
Birthday: 5 Feb


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,218,548 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 8
Social work in end-of-life and palliative care by Malcolm Payne
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This book has a refreshing view of end-of-life, palliative care and aftercare. Both writers are experienced practitioners and academics with an open mind - particularly for creativity - that helps ensure that the concepts covered are chronological, accessible and applicable for all who can relate to this subject.

This book is targeted at social workers and other professionals aiming to add to their knowledge and skills base. Transition from one theme to another is aided by the "pause and reflect" sections and assist the reader to reflect on their own impressions, opinions and ideas. These also help identify areas in both the personal and professional domains that can be developed… Read more
An Introduction to Applying Social Work Theories a&hellip by Barbra Teater
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Practice excellence is at the heart of every social worker's performance and directly impacts on services to society. The act of selecting the relevant theory and model for a specific intervention is vital and is a core skill to be mastered by every social worker throughout the entire career. This also requires a rigorous approach in selecting those most appropriate and serves as a prerequisite for the successful outcome of the preselected goal. For a social worker to select the appropriate theory and model for a planned intervention, knowledge of numerous practice theories and techniques is required. To achieve this, the practitioner should engage in continuous research and professional… Read more
Social Work Perspectives on Human Behaviour by Margarete Parrish
This book crystalizes the great progress that has been made in recent years in the development of social work perspectives and its relation to human behaviour. Based upon up-to-date knowledge on current policy and practice, this book produces a thorough interpretation and review of social work perspectives and human behaviour.
The book is divided in three parts commencing with the biological dimensions of human behaviour, followed by the psychological- and lastly the social dimensions of behaviour.
Included in each part every topic is consistently discussed under the headings of the relevance to social work, historical background, key concepts and theories. To demonstrate the… Read more