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Choose at least two social work theories; explain their main principles, advantages and disadvantages and apply them to the assessment, planning and intervention in one of the case studies provided below.

| February 8, 2017

Introduction Recognition of the importance of evidence and theory-based practice in social work has grown in recent years (Webb, 2001). Their importance in this field of work should be encouraged as early as possible.

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NURS 60271 Social Work Intervention and Service Users

| December 19, 2012

Introduction This essay is based around a children and families case study and will first set out the significant issues for the individuals involved before outlining the policy and legislative mandates and frameworks that would provide the basis for informed assessment and intervention. It will then highlight the most effective interventions, designed to improve the […]

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How a practitioner’s values and beliefs influence their practice

| December 15, 2012

social work, extra-care establishment, Introduction Within this written work, the writer will describe three examples using their own experiences in working within a health and social care practice. It will also reflect upon those personal experiences.to ensure confidentiality and anonymity of service users and employer will be maintained throughout, service users and employers will be […]

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Misuse of Power: How can social worker use their power responsibility?

| December 7, 2012

  Introduction This essay intends to demonstrate an understanding of professional authority and the decision making progress and how the social work profession utilises its power.   The essay will equally look at the meaning of power and responsibility in social work and will go on to discuss theories of power and of its misuse/abuse which […]

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Social Work Gender Class

Social Work Gender Class

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

In what ways are social class, ‘race’/ethnicity, and gender problematic identity constructions? And how can they affect achievement in education?   Abstract An examination of the problematic identity constructions associated with social class, race / ethnicity and gender. Theories of essentialism and social constructism are used to understand these notions, and to assess the extent […]

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Piaget’s Developmental Theory

Piaget’s Developmental Theory

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

1.      ABSTRACT The main aim of this research was to test Piaget’s developmental theory on children within the pre-operational stage. Piaget claimed that children aged 2 – 7 are unable to make appearance and reality distinctions of liquids, mass and numbers, while some other theorists claim that with the appropriate wording and concept, children would […]

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Sociology Essay: Impact of Heroin on Families

Sociology Essay: Impact of Heroin on Families

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In today’s global world, there has been rising cases of drug abuse. Illicit use of Opiates, especially heroin has dominated most parts of the world with more than 281,000 heroin users in England and more than 50,000 drug users in Scotland. UK currently has the highest the rates of illicit drug use in […]

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Sociology Essay: Impact of Globalization Trends

Sociology Essay: Impact of Globalization Trends

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Introduction Globalization is a widely discussed and contested topic. The process of globalization has profound impacts on the capacity of a nation to formulate its policies. It is accompanied by a seemingly endless process of change within education (Peters, 1992). Globalization is one main issue that is increasingly attracting the attention of most academicians, researchers […]

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The Causes of Young Homelessness and the Theory Behind It

The Causes of Young Homelessness and the Theory Behind It

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

  I have chosen this research topic in order to increase awareness of homelessness amongst young people of 16-24 years old. By raising awareness I hope also to put pressure on local people  to be more helpful to them so that they feel less socially excluded.

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Free Practical Sociology Essay

Free Practical Sociology Essay

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

1. Introduction In the following I will assess a research article ‘No place called home: the causes and social consequences of the UK housing ‘bubble’’ by Bone and O’Reilly (2010).   A short summary of the article will be included. The article will then be discussed in terms of a model from Burawoy’s typography, identifying which […]

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Psychology Essay: Critical Evaluation of Machin and Spall (2004)

Psychology Essay: Critical Evaluation of Machin and Spall (2004)

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Abstract A critical evaluation of a paper by Machin and Spall which develops a practical model for supporting people suffering from grief and loss through counselling. The model is rooted in a measurement scale, the ‘Adult Attitude to Grief Scale’ which is extended in scope.  Machin and Spall’s paper is briefly summarised, then key […]

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Politics Essay: Margaret Thatcher’s Domestic Reforms

Politics Essay: Margaret Thatcher’s Domestic Reforms

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Which features of Margaret Thatcher’s domestic reforms (1979-1990), if any, are still prevalent in present-day Britain? The echoes of Margaret Thatcher spirit still reverberate in the Conservative-Liberal coalition. There are key aspects of domestic policy introduced by Margaret Thatcher which retain a profound influence on the politics of today. Underpinning all of the domestic agenda […]

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Free Politics Essay: International Political Economy

Free Politics Essay: International Political Economy

| October 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Do developments in international trade regime since 1995 (when WTO was formed) confirm Stephen Krasner’s theory concerning the determinant relationships between trade openness and balance of power? if not, what theory may explain these developments? 1.      Introduction This paper aims to discuss and analyse the effects of trade openness (globalization, free trade and international trade […]

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