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Community and Human Services : Concepts for Practice (Paperback)

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Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice offers an introduction to the key concepts, theories and perspectives of community and human services in Australia. Written for students of human services and social work, it outlines the more challenging and emerging fields of practice and highlights the real-life situations they may encounter with clients when working in their chosen profession. The text includes a brief history of the industry to provide a background to understanding the evolution of social policy, legislation and human service organisations.Throughout the text, 'Implications for Practice' activities encourage students to give importance to self-reflective practice and self-care. Practice-relevant case examples further demonstrate the work-ready skills that students will find essential in order to prepare themselves for effective and beneficial work in the human services sector.
Number of Pages: 354
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: February 18, 2018
TCIN: 53199738
UPC: 9780190302917
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-8133
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