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Venture Press

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When the going gets tough - are you tough enough? - An exploration of Independent social work in recessionary times

Following on from their first book, 'Independent Social Work - A Risky Business?', the authors take a timely look at the challenges facing independent social work in recessionary times. There are chapters that explore what it takes to get started and the legal, accountancy and insurance implications for independent practitioners. There are also chapters that consider independent social work in children's services, adult services and in the context of expert witness work as well as managing risk and transferring skills in these changing times. This book will be of interest both to those considering independent practice and to those with...


Working on the Fault Line

Research on social work activity within health settings and with users of health services is drawn together in this challenging book. Written by a team of those actively engaged in research, teaching, practice and service development, this book provides detail of social work activity particularly relevant to the support of older people. Areas covered include: working within primary care, hospital social work, care management, acute health care and continuing care.


Working with Visually Disabled People

This guide has been written from the experiences of visually disabled people and the growing voice of the Disabled People’s Movement. The authors take a civil rights perspective to visual disability, which is underpinned by the social model of disability. Two of the authors are themselves visually disabled. Little has been written for social workers and other professionals on visual disability from the perspective of visually disabled people. This guide draws upon the discipline of disability studies to guide practitioners who seek to assist visually disabled people to fulfil the lifestyles of their choice.


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