Social Care: Learning from Practice

ISBN 13: 9780717159697

Social Care: Learning from Practice

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780717159697: Social Care: Learning from Practice

Written by social care workers, this unique multi-contributory book draws on insightful stories of practice to discuss the key issues that impact on social care today. Provides a wealth of practical knowledge from the experiences of social care workers who have worked with different groups in diverse settings. Goes behind the rhetoric and theory to examine the unpredictable, difficult and challenging aspects of social care work. Draws from real-life case studies illustrating both positive and negative experiences and outcomes, and examines the tasks and core competencies of social care work. Reflects on the professionalisation of social care as a vital service utilised by Tusla (Child and Family Agency), the Health Service Executive and other stakeholders. Discusses the evolution of social care from residential child care to an expanded, multifaceted and integrated practice. Details the establishment of the representative body Social Care Ireland (SCI) in 2011, which is made up of the Irish Association of Social Care Workers (IASCW), the Irish Association of Social Care Management (IASCM) and the Irish Association of Social Care Educators (IASCE). Written For: Students of Social CareSocial care workers preparing for continuing professional development (CPD), and allied health and social care professionalsThose interested in a career in social care

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Noel Howard is a retired social care worker and manager. He is the founder member and secretary of Social Care Ireland and is Chair of Care Leavers Ireland. He has written on social care work and edits publications for the Irish Association of Social Care Workers. Denise Lyons is a lecturer in the Department of Humanities, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, and has worked as a social care worker in residential care for several years. She is also an art therapist and the editor of Creative Studies for the Caring Professions (Gill & Macmillan). Denise is currently the President of Social Care Ireland.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Noel Howard
Published by Gill & Macmillan Ltd (2014)
ISBN 10: 0717159698 ISBN 13: 9780717159697
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gill & Macmillan Ltd, 2014. Book Condition: New. 2014. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780717159697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by Gill, Ireland (2014)
ISBN 10: 0717159698 ISBN 13: 9780717159697
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gill, Ireland, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Written by social care workers, this unique multi-contributory book draws on insightful stories of practice to discuss the key issues that impact on social care today.Provides a wealth of practical knowledge from the experiences of social care workers who have worked with different groups in diverse settings.Goes behind the rhetoric and theory to examine the unpredictable, difficult and challenging aspects of social care work.Draws from real-life case studies illustrating both positive and negative experiences and outcomes, and examines the tasks and core competencies of social care work.Reflects on the professionalisation of social care as a vital service utilised by Tusla (Child and Family Agency), the Health Service Executive and other stakeholders.Discusses the evolution of social care from residential child care to an expanded, multifaceted and integrated practice.Details the establishment of the representative body Social Care Ireland (SCI) in 2011, which is made up of the Irish Association of Social Care Workers (IASCW), the Irish Association of Social Care Management (IASCM) and the Irish Association of Social Care Educators (IASCE).Written For:Students of Social CareSocial care workers preparing for continuing professional development (CPD), and allied health and social care professionalsThose interested in a career in social care. Bookseller Inventory # AGM9780717159697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Noel Howard
Published by Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 10: 0717159698 ISBN 13: 9780717159697
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gill & Macmillan Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2014. Paperback. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780717159697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Gill, Ireland (2014)
ISBN 10: 0717159698 ISBN 13: 9780717159697
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gill, Ireland, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Written by social care workers, this unique multi-contributory book draws on insightful stories of practice to discuss the key issues that impact on social care today.Provides a wealth of practical knowledge from the experiences of social care workers who have worked with different groups in diverse settings.Goes behind the rhetoric and theory to examine the unpredictable, difficult and challenging aspects of social care work.Draws from real-life case studies illustrating both positive and negative experiences and outcomes, and examines the tasks and core competencies of social care work.Reflects on the professionalisation of social care as a vital service utilised by Tusla (Child and Family Agency), the Health Service Executive and other stakeholders.Discusses the evolution of social care from residential child care to an expanded, multifaceted and integrated practice.Details the establishment of the representative body Social Care Ireland (SCI) in 2011, which is made up of the Irish Association of Social Care Workers (IASCW), the Irish Association of Social Care Management (IASCM) and the Irish Association of Social Care Educators (IASCE).Written For:Students of Social CareSocial care workers preparing for continuing professional development (CPD), and allied health and social care professionalsThose interested in a career in social care. Bookseller Inventory # AGM9780717159697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Noel Howard
Published by Gill & Macmillan Ltd (2014)
ISBN 10: 0717159698 ISBN 13: 9780717159697
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gill & Macmillan Ltd, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 272 pages. 9.21x6.14x0.67 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0717159698

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.92
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds