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- DescriptionLeaving university and entering the world of Social Work can be quite a daunting experience for many students, though also exciting and challenging. This new publication will help the Newly Qualified Social Worker to understand their role within the context of a newly emerging and developing Social Work service. It will ensure that they are equipped with the kwledge and skills needed to do the job as best they can. Positive Social Work is packed with information and resources to enable the NQSW to work in a professional manner, to protect themselves from the pressures of the role and to ensure they kw where to look for support. This book will also assist them with ongoing professional development by giving them tools they can adapt for their own area of Social Work. All Chapters are directly linked to the new Professional Capabilities Framework. This book provides a unique tool designed to support the NQSW's journey through the Assessed & Supported Year in Employment and is full of case studies and exercises designed to help understanding and develop positive habits which will enhance their career.
- Author BiographyJulie began working in residential care in 1992, working within children's disability before moving to mainstream settings. Having qualified in 1999 she then moved to field Social Work and has worked in a variety of settings including child protection, adoption, looked after children and also had a brief spell working overseas. Julie worked her way through the ranks from Social Worker to Team Manager and has also spent some time working in a hospital setting with adults with complex health and permanent conditions. Julie has mentored Social Workers and delivers training with Angie and is always looking for new learning experiences. Angie began working in residential care with children in 1982 and qualified as a SW in 1987. Having moved to work in the voluntary sector, she returned to statutory social work in 2002, where she worked predominantly with children, young people and families. Following five years as an agency SW, she left full time practice in 2010 to work on other projects and now combines part time work as a Volunteer Coordinator with Practice Educating, coaching and training and is always on the lookout for interesting ventures to become involved in.
- Author(s)Angie Sheard,Julie Adams
- PublisherCritical Publishing Ltd
- Date of Publication10/03/2013
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleCritical Skills for Social Work
- Place of PublicationNorthwich
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCritical Publishing Ltd
- Out-of-print date05/01/2017
- Content Note10 illustrations
- Weight276 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
- Edition StatementCheshire
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