This is a way of acting, thinking and viewing the world, which focuses on relationships and recognises that individuals are always embedded in their social context. Learn to explore family relationships in more detail and how to apply systemic practice in social work.
Sets out the benefits of using play and toys as a tool for engaging more effectively with children, including a background of why communi-crates (a box full of creative and effective tools that provide practitioners with imaginative ways to discuss sometimes difficult topics) were developed, as well as multiple case studies.
Direct work involves understanding the child’s perception of events or aspects of their life. It can provide clues about how a child feels, which can be understood alongside their body language and behaviour.
A guide to working with children with physical disabilities which covers the role of social workers with physically disabled children, additional needs these children are likely to have, as well as the barriers and communication difficulties the child and practitioner may face.