Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work

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Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work are at the heart of effective social work practice. This book offers students a solid grounding in the core knowledge and skills of communication needed for effective practice. The book takes the key theories in communication and explains them in a systematic and practice-related way, essential for both undergraduate and postgraduate students to develop a critical understanding of the subject.

This crucial fifth edition supports students with core communication skills by providing in-depth coverage closely interwoven with learning features that engage, stimulate and challenge. Working with children, adults and those with learning difficulties are all fundamental aspects of the book making it useful to students of all disciplines.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages248
ISBN (Electronic)9781526453969
ISBN (Print)9781473981706, 9781473981713
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

Publication series

NameTransforming Social Work Practice


  • Communication
  • Social Work

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