Social work with drug, alcohol and substance misusers /

It has long been recognised that clients with addiction problems need a skilled and thoughtful response when they come into contact with social services. This fully-revised edition will help students to cultivate these skills with sections on anti-oppressive practice and a focus on service user empo...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Goodman, Anthony (Anthony Harvey) (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Los Angeles : Sage, Learning Matters, 2013.
Edition:Third edition.
Series:Transforming social work practice.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • chapter 1. The links between social work practice and working with substance-misusing clients
  • chapter 2. The nature and extent of drug taking in the United Kingdom
  • chapter 3. The history, legislative changes and key policy documents involved in the field of substance misuse
  • chapter 4. What is known about drug misusers and drug offenders and the drugs commonly used?
  • chapter 6. Developments since the change to a coalition government and the problems of alcohol
  • chapter 7. Professioinal practice issues and approaches
  • chapter 8. Conclusion.