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Working with Aggression and Resistance in Social Work

Taylor, Brian J, ed. (2011) Working with Aggression and Resistance in Social Work. 158 pp. Learning Matters. ISBN 978 0 85725 429 0 [Book (edited)]

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Social workers have roles that require them to engage with clients and families who may be ‘reluctant clients’, ambivalent or resistant towards those seeking to help and protect. This includes safeguarding roles in relation to children and vulnerable adults, and work to engage with marginalised groups such as young offenders and those with mental health and substance misuse problems. This book provides a blend of practice and theory to assist the student social worker on qualifying training to prepare to work with clients, families, groups and communities that may be ambivalent, resistant, reluctant, aggressive or hostile.

Item Type:Book (edited)
Keywords:aggressive behaviour; ambivalence; client violence; resistance; social work
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Social Work & Social Policy
ID Code:18855
Deposited By: Professor Brian Taylor
Deposited On:05 Jul 2011 14:29
Last Modified:01 Oct 2012 11:46

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