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Social Work with Disabled People (Practical Social Work Series) Paperback – 2 Mar 2012
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Thoroughly updated to reflect significant policy change and development, this text provides an excellent introduction to the social work role in working with disabled people
From the Back Cover
Having gone through 30 years of development, the new edition of this highly-regarded classic is the most trusted companion for understanding and promoting the potential for social work with disabled people. It offers readers a clear introduction to the core issues of disability alongside discussion and assessment of the social worker's role.
Written by an experienced and highly respected team of authors, the book reflects:
• the latest updates, developments and policy changes
• the broad range of areas needing to be understood for informed practice
• recent changes to the focus of social work education and practice
• the Social Model of Disability, encouraging debate about its role in social work
• developments for independent living
• the heightened importance of safeguarding issues, giving attention to the topical issue of disabilist hate crime.
Accessible to a broad readership and respected by disabled people themselves, this text is the foundation for effective practice.