School Social Work: Current Practice and Research by Wing Hong, Ph.D. Chui

By Wing Hong, Ph.D. Chui

The first goal of this ebook is to check the position of social staff in colleges with recognize to fostering teenagers rights and growing higher results for kids and teenagers in seven chosen nations or locations: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the us. during this edited quantity, a couple of students, researchers and social paintings practitioners proportion their insights on tuition social paintings provider or perform of their respective international locations or areas, and talk about how university social paintings provider can extra be greater to deal with the wishes and difficulties of youngsters and youngsters. institution social paintings is a specialized sector of sweet sixteen paintings worldwide. it's been constructed for a very long time. although, institution social paintings carrier may perhaps take assorted varieties and shapes, thereby affecting the way it is added. for example, whereas a few tuition social staff essentially play the position of a scientific counsellor or caseworker, others see themselves as an suggest for the disabled and deprived youngsters in schools.Therefore, rather than making comparisons between diverse practices, each one bankruptcy goals to introduce salient positive factors of the college social paintings carrier of a particular nation or position. as well as studying the old improvement of faculty social paintings of their areas, every one bankruptcy also will discover the perspectives of faculty social staff concerning their successes and demanding situations of their daily practices.

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Firstly, they rightly pointed to the importance of working with allied professionals such as clinical psychologists, educational psychologists, registered nurses and program workers to address to the needs and complex problems of young people and their families. With the support from these human services professionals, school social workers will be able to devote more time to the developmental and preventive work with young people. In the current form of the delivery of school social work service, the social workers considered themselves a so-called “one man band” to deal with the problematic young people and young people in crisis, and that consumed all of their energies and time whilst stationed in the school.

The domains and demands of school social work practice: A guide to working effectively with students, familes, and schools. New York: Oxford University Press. 38 Wing Hong Chui and Henry Wai-hang Ling Ko, G. P. C. & Wong, P. Y. (1990). Secondary school students in Hong Kong: Expectations and perceptions of school social work and guidance teacher services. Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Studies, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong. National Insitutes of Health. (2005). Preventing violence and related healthrisking social beavhiors in adolescents.

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