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Service User and Carer Participation in Social Work
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Service User and Carer Participation in Social Work



June 2007 | 160 pages | Learning Matters
This is the first text to examine the principal elements of service user involvement and participation across both adult and children's services. A valuable learning resource, it draws together information from research, service users, carers and practitioners across both groups. In addition, it gives an overview of the specific knowledge, attitude and skills that social workers need for training at qualifying level and integrates theory with evidence to inform everyday social work practice. Furthermore, case studies and activities encourage reflection and the application of this knowledge to practice situations.

 
Introduction
 
Understanding Service User and Carer Involvement and Participation in Social Work Practice
 
The Origins and Development of Service User and Carer Involvement and Participation in Social Work Practice
 
Service User and Carer Involvement and Participation: rhetoric or reality?
 
Empowering service user and carer participation
 
Participation in Practice: Approaches to Involving Adults
 
Participation in Practice: Approaches to Involving Children and Young People
 
Conclusion

An Excellent text which gives a superb overview of service and carer involvement in social work.

Mr Paul Rimmer
Social Work , Edge Hill University
June 7, 2015

An Excellent text which gives a superb overview of service user and carer involvement in social work.

Mr Paul Rimmer
Social Work , Edge Hill University
June 7, 2015

This is a very good text. The arguments put forward are clear and very interesting. Anyone with an interest in engagement and participation in any field should buy this text!

Mr Sean Creaney
Centre for Childhood Studies, Stockport College
December 17, 2014

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