CONTENTSTables and figuresAcknowledgementsContributorsPart I Preparing to learn practice skills1 Introduction: The Integrated Framework - Jane Maidment and Ronnie Egan WC2 Skill-based learning - Jane Maidment3 Anti-oppressive and strengths-based practice - Ronnie Egan and Alison Lewis-Nicholson4 Delivering helping services online and over the telephone - Jane Maidment5 Preparing for practice - Lesley Cooper and Daryle RigneyPart II Phases of the helping relationship6 Developing the helping relationship: Engagement - Ronnie Egan7 Engaging with clients in different contexts - Helen Cleak and Ronnie Egan8 Engagement with families involved in the statutory system - Robyn Miller9 Introduction to assessment - Jim Anglem and Jane Maidment10 Conducting risk assessments - Christine Morley11 Assessment from a cross-cultural perspective - Lynne Briggs12 Working with families - Yvonne Crichton-HillPart IV Phases of the helping relationship: Intervention13 Taking action: Intervention - Ronnie Egan14 Facilitating change through groupwork - Ken McMaster15 Using constructive challenge during intervention - Delia O'DonohuePart V Phases of the helping relationship: Evaluation and termination16 Understanding endings: Evaluation and termination - Jane Maidment17 'Finishing well' - Mark Furlong18 More than 'just the end': Closure work with clients - Wendy BunstonPart VI Conclusion19 Conclusion - Ronnie Egan and Jane Maidment BibliographyIndex
Jane Maidment has been a social work practitioner in mental health and has taught practice skills in Australia and New Zealand. She is a senior lecturer in the School of Health and Social Development at Deakin University. Ronnie Egan has extensive experience as a social work practitioner and supervisor in the community sector. She lectures in Social Work at Victoria University, Melbourne.