Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-115) and index.
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What is social work? -- The politics of social work -- Social work with individuals and families -- Social work with groups -- Community social work -- Does it work and how do we know?
"Using real life examples, the authors explore the daily debates social workers face over their level of involvement in the lives of others. Considering the differences between working with individual clients and community social work, Holland and Scourfield conclude with a discussion of the need for, and effectiveness of, social work in society today."