This bestselling and widely recognised textbook is now into its Third Edition and has been fully updated to reflect the recent changes in social work practice. New features and case studies are included throughout, as is a greater emphasis on safeguarding and protection issues. By working through this book, student social workers can ensure that they understand the features of a good assessment, how it is conducted and some of the difficulties that might arise during the process.
Understanding Assessment in Social Work Practice
Tools and Diagrammatic Aids to Assessment
Developing, Making and Writing Plans for Effective Social Work
Intervening to Make a Difference
Reviews and the Evaluation of Practice