An Introduction to Family Social Work by Donald Collins

By Donald Collins

AN advent TO relatives SOCIAL paintings, Fourth variation offers a robust beginning within the options and talents it is important to reach perform with households. The ebook bargains attractive case reports, end-of-chapter routines, illustrations, and snap shots to familiarize you with the themes to hand.

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You might find the following relatively short chapters a helpful introduction. Aldgate, J and Jones, D (2006) The place of attachment in children’s development. In Aldgate, J et al. (eds) The developing world of the child. London: Jessica Kingsley, pp67–96. Howe, D (2001) Attachment. ) (2001) The child’s world: Assessing children in need. London: Jessica Kingsley, pp194–206. For more extended accounts, the following are good sources. Howe, D (1995) Attachment theory for social work practice. Basingstoke: Palgrave .

His tutor encouraged him to work systematically on organising and developing his writing and the effort and time Dan put into this really helped him. Later when he was on a placement in a Children Looked-After Team he was expected to write complex reports.

How has it helped my understanding to have used theory to explain these issues? A. William’s anger might be understood as a normal stage which he will need to go through before he adjusts to his situation rather than his being dissatisfied with you and your work with him. Understanding William’s anger as a stage might mean you could appreciate that this anger may not be a permanent feature of William’s personality. It might suggest that he will enter a stage of depression before he is able to come to terms with the losses he has experienced.

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