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50 Psychology & Social Work Applied Perspectives Gabriela Misca & Peter Unwin Both of University of Worcester Successful social work practice is underpinned by knowledge, theories and research findings from a range of related disciplines, key amongst which is psychology. This timely book offers a grounded and engaging guide to psychology’s vital role at the heart of contemporary social work practice. • Fully embraces Social Work Education requirements for all students of social work to have a sound basis of understanding in psychology e • Takes seriously the need to communicate psychological ideas and - crucially - their practical application to social work practice • Uses jargon-free, clear and accessible language, without compromising psychological rigour • Richly illustrated with examples and case studies, and contains carefully designed pedagogical features such as activities and annotated further reading Print ISBN: 978-0-7456-9630-0 | CL | €73.90 / 978-0-7456-9631-7 | PR | €22.90 | JAN 2017 | 190PP About the Authors Gabriela Misca is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Worcester and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Peter Unwin is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Worcester and Council Member of the British Association of Social Workers.


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