Social Care Practice in Ireland An Integrated Perspective by Gill and Macmillan brings all the issues involved in Social Care together into an integrated approach.
A unique text providing integrated multidisciplinary perspectives (Sociological, Psychological and Professional Practice) on social care practice scenarios set into the themes of Inclusion, Rights and Ethics.
The practice scenarios cover a wide spectrum of care work environments including: residential child care; family resource centres; elder care; community child care; and homeless shelters.
Innovative approach merges theory, skill and attitudes for an overall comprehensive method of best practice in the field
Facilitates skills-based learning, while also preparing the student for working as part of a multidisciplinary team
Students are encouraged to apply theories; to think critically; to be reflective in their work
The text is useful in many contexts: a pedagogical tool for group-based work; professional practice preparation; debriefing; and project work
Written for students of Applied Social Care at FETAC, degree and postgraduate level
Also relevant to many other fields of study, including: social work; sociology; social policy; psychology; and healthcare courses