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Engaging Communities and Service Users free pdf Across the range of social care, health and welfare professions, it is essential that students and practitioners engage meaningfully with the communities and service users they work with. This book offers a timely and practical guide to the methods and skills related to forming and developing such partnerships. Helping both aspiring and experienced practitioners to empower communities and service users, this book: * Explores how the developing roles of communities and service users influence policy, services and practice. * Highlights the different ethical, power and boundary tensions when working with communities and service users and suggests ways to overcome them. * Provides examples, case studies, activities and useful resources which help illustrate ways and methods of empowering people and enabling their voices to be heard. An accessible and wide-ranging book, Engaging Communities and Service Users is a must have text for students and practitioners in social care, health and welfare.

About Billie Oliver

Billie Oliver is Associate Professor in Integrated Children and Young People's Services at the University of the West of England, UK. Billie has worked in community and voluntary sector settings and is a qualified youth worker. Her research interests include participatory community engagement, social policy, integrated practice and professional identity. Bob Pitt is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, UK. His professional background is in community and adult education and community work. He teaches on social work and public health programmes. Bob's main area of research interest is participation of adult learners in post-compulsory education.

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Author : Billie Oliver
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 30 August 2013
ISBN : 0230363075
EAN : 9780230363076
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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