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Diagnosis in social work, new imperatives, Francis J. Turner

How can you make necessary professional judgments without being judgmental?Assessment and diagnostic skills are essential professional tools for the social worker, but all too often they are neglected or downplayed. Diagnosis in Social Work argues for the reinstatement of social diagnosis to its former place as an essential concept in social work. This courageous book demonstrates the detrimental impact of the loss of diagnostic skills on the quality of social work intervention.Combining meticulous history with insightful analysis, Diagnosis in Social Work shows how the con
Table Of Contents
Front Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; CONTENTS; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The History of Diagnosis in Social Work; Chapter 3. What Led Us Astray?; Chapter 4. Diagnosis: What It Is Not; Chapter 5. Diagnosis: What It Is; Chapter 6. Our Ethical Responsibility to Diagnose; Chapter 7. Our Ethical Responsibility to Label; Chapter 8. A Spectrum of Critical Judgments; Chapter 9. Diagnosis As a Process and a Record; Chapter 10. Diagnosis and Gut Reaction; Chapter 11. Diagnosis and Assessment; Chapter 12. Diagnosis and Theory
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non fiction
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1 online resource (288 p.)
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