Decision making in social work

O'Sullivan, Terence (2010) Decision making in social work. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, England. ISBN UNSPECIFIED

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Abstract

This book develops a framework for professional decision making in social work practice which integrates potentially fragmented aspects to a coherent systemic approach that incorporates personal, interactional, institutional and societal levels of analysis. It includes, the impact of practice contexts on decision making, involvement of service users and carers, stakeholders working together, using different forms of knowledge, managing emotions, framing situations, analysing options, constructing arguments and using supervision.

Item Type:Book or Monograph
Additional Information:This book develops a framework for professional decision making in social work practice which integrates potentially fragmented aspects to a coherent systemic approach that incorporates personal, interactional, institutional and societal levels of analysis. It includes, the impact of practice contexts on decision making, involvement of service users and carers, stakeholders working together, using different forms of knowledge, managing emotions, framing situations, analysing options, constructing arguments and using supervision.
Keywords:Decision analysis, Decision-tree, decision making theory, Social Work, professional practice, service users, interprofessional practice, knowledge-based practice, emotional competence, situational analysis
Subjects:L Social studies > L500 Social Work
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:4351
Deposited By: Terry Osullivan
Deposited On:10 Apr 2011 21:33
Last Modified:29 Nov 2013 12:07

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