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Theory building in social work.

Gordon Hearn

Theory building in social work.

by Gordon Hearn

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service.,
  • Social workers.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV40 .H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6266175M
    LC Control Number59001253

    Grounded theory (GT) is a systematic methodology in the social sciences involving the construction of theories through methodical gathering and analysis of data. This research methodology uses inductive reasoning, in contrast to the hypothetico-deductive model of the scientific method.A study using grounded theory is likely to begin with a question, or even just with the collection of. Emotional resilience is an art of living that is entwined with self-belief, self-compassion, and enhanced cognition. It is the way through which we empower ourselves to perceive adversities as ‘temporary’ and keep evolving through the pain and sufferings. (Marano, ). In a broad way, emotional resilience means bouncing back from a.

    Presents aspects of group theory from the disciplines of social and developmental psychology, small-group psychology, psycho-analytical theory and practice. The concepts discussed are chosen for their relevance to understanding the behavior of clients who are members of groups in social work treatment, and the book is extensively illustrated by. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the core topics, theories and debates in modern social theory. Fourteen chapters have been written by leading specialists in the field, providing up-to-date guidance on the full sweep of the modern sociological imagination, from the legacies of the classical figures of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Simmel and Parsons to the work/5(27).

      It can make a significant contribution towards helping undergraduate social work students in becoming effective relationship-based and person centred practitioners. -- Albert Moylan Developing skills for social work practice is a core module which students need to have greater understanding and knowledge within their degree programme.4/5(1). This chapter provides an overview of developmental social work tracing its history, theoretical assumptions and strategies. It shows how developmental social work was influenced by the Global South. Key theoretical concepts used in the field are described. These concepts are consonant with social work’s increasing emphasis on the strengths and empowerment approaches.


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Theory building in social work by Gordon Hearn Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is essentially a book about theory building. Instead of actually presenting theory, it suggests and illustrates a particular way in which the social work profession, or any of the other service professions, might pursue the task of developing theory to refine its mode of : Gordon Hearn.

His publication: 'Some considerations on the validity of evidence-based practice in social work', British Journal of Social Work, 31 (1), pp is the world's highest cited social work (field ) publication and ranked as the most influential journal article in. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: • the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, narrative and solutions approaches.

Theories Used in Social Work Practice & Practice Models. Social work theories are general explanations that are supported by evidence obtained through the scientific method. A theory may explain human behavior, for example, by describing how humans interact or how humans react to certain stimuli.

"This book is aimed to provide social scientists with hand-on tools for defining concepts and formalizing theories. It is particularly addressed to graduate students and it ranges from causal analysis to mathematical modeling, from simulation to grounded and emergent approaches to theory by: The collection contains the course syllabus, handouts, and essays on such topics as critical thinking, social work specific research, and social marketing and social work.

This collection of materials will foster skills in theory and model building in social work and other applied : Jane F. Gilgun PhD. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hearn, Gordon. Theory building in social work.

[Toronto] University of Toronto Press, (OCoLC) Social Work Theories. Download full-text. Download full-text. Download citation. Copy link Link copied. Download citation. Copy link Link copied. References (29) Discover the world's research. 15 Author: Barbra Teater. The book also offers a unique discussion of the social worker's relationship with him or herself, arguing that self-awareness is as essential to good practice as an emotional understanding of the other.

In doing so, the book promotes a new model for relationship-based social work, which emphasises the importance of both the inter- and. Theories, models and perspectives - Cheat sheet for field instructors Major Theories – Used in Social Work Practice Systems Theory Note: Payne () argues that social work theory succeeds best when it contains all three elements of perspective, theory and Size: KB.

A social work theory attempts to explain why a problem exists, and a practice model attempts to provide a method for solving the problem. The four major theories are systems theory, psychodynamic.

Theory is an essential ingredient in practice that guides the way in which social workers. view and approach individuals, groups, communities and society. Theory helps to predict, explain and Author: Barbra Teater.

This book identifies and explains in a highly accessible manner the absolute value of social theory for social work. Drawing on the theoretical ideas and perspectives of a wide range of classical and modern social theorists, the book demonstrates the insights their work can bring to bear on a wide range of social work practice scenarios, issues.

The Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice presents an unrivaled collection of essays that explain the strengths-based philosophy, demonstrate how it works, and provide clear and practical tools for its application. It presents a balanced approach to social work practice, in contrast to a problems-based approach, that takes into account the strengths and assets of clients and their /5(6).

Although this book provides a comprehensive look at the breadth of social work theory, the writing is unclear and hard to follow. The chapters are disorganized and examples are /5. The book describes both the social aspects of planning and the relationship between social and physical plans.

ALFRED J. KAHN is professor of Social Policy and Planning at the Columbia University School of Social Work. This is the most comprehensive and readable book on modern social work theory that I have used. The material is laid out in a well-structured manner and is very accessible. The language is plain English (as far as possible) and the explanations are /5(34).

book is to provide a practical, hands-on, systematic approach to developing theories and fostering scientific creativity in the conceptual domain. Relative to the vast majority of books on theory construction, this book is unique in its focus on the nuts and bolts of building a theory rather than on an analysis of broad-based systems of Size: 2MB.

How Does Social Learning Theory Work. During the first half of the 20th-century, the behavioral school of psychology became a dominant force. The behaviorists proposed that all learning was a result of direct experience with the environment through the processes of association and reinforcement.

OVERVIEW OF THEORIES OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR & THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT APPLICATIONS TO SOCIAL WORK GENERALIST PRACTICE The following is a very general outline summarizing the theories covered in the NCSSS foundation classes of SSS Human Behavior & the Social Environment.

Theory application & integration with practice are Size: 42KB. Key Terms. functionalism: Structural functionalism, or simply functionalism, is a framework for building theory that sees society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability.; manifest function: the element of a behavior that is conscious and deliberate; social institutions: In the social sciences, institutions are the structures and mechanisms of social.applicable to social work students: readiness for direct practice; the end of the first placement; and the end of the qualifying program.

The PCF was developed by the Social Work Reform Board and is available from The College of Social Work (www. ). A diagram of the PCF, known as the ‘fan diagram’ is pro.Attachment Theory in Social Work. Emotion coaching can also be used by social workers, to some extent.

However, the application of attachment theory to social work is more significant in the three key messages that it espouses: It is vital for social workers to offer .