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Task-centred practice

Task-centred practice

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEd. by William J. Reid [and] Laura Epstein.
ContributionsEpstein, Laura., Reid, William J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14322744M

The Task-Centred Book is a core text for both undergraduate social work courses and continuing professional development training, as well as being a practical book for the active professional which will support the development and implementation of task-centred practice. This book incorporates these developments and presents a generally revised formulation of the task-centered practice system. I hope that the volume, like its predecessor, will be used by students and practitioners who are interested in applying the task-centered approach to their work.

  Book Reviews Task-Centered Casework, by William J. Reid and Laura Epstein. Columbia University Press, New York, $ Pages. Burt Shachter Graduate School of Social Work, New York University, USA. Pages Published online: 01 . Task-centred practice involves five structured steps which are essential to its effectiveness (HOWE BOOK): The first step is for the social worker to understand the problems faced, the methods used to respond to the problem and the preferred situation. These are defined and expressed by the service user (Thompson, ).

Williams Reid's recent book Task Strategies provides an opportunity to review the relationship among task-centered, behavioral, and empirical practice. As noted in this book, task-centered practice has drawn ever more heavily on behavioral methods. Similarities and differences between task-centered and behavioral practice are dis-cussed. Read "Task-Centred Social Work" by Mark Doel available from Rakuten Kobo. Task-centred practice is a forward thinking, goal-orientated approach to social work. It is a practice-based approach bu.


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Task-centered practice is a social work technology designed to help clients and practitioners collaborate on specific, measurable, and achievable goals. It is designed to be brief (typically 8–12 sessions), and can be used with individuals, couples, families, and groups in a wide variety of social work practice contexts.

With nearly 40 years of practice and research arguing for its Author: Michael S. Kelly. Task-centred practice is a forward thinking, goal-orientated approach to social work. It is a practice-based approach built on research which reflects the new mood being developed in the social work field, and it has now been successfully used in a wide variety of settings and circumstances.

The theme of Task-Centred Social Work is partnership; exploring the principles on which task-centred. The Task-Centred Book is a core text for both undergraduate social work courses and continuing professional development training, as well as being a practical book for the active professional which will support the development and implementation of task-centred practice.3/5(1).

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As the various names Cited by: 3. Task centred social work is one of the best known and most strongly supported approaches to social work practice. This text is a Task-centred practice book departure from traditional literature on social work methods.

The main reference point is the voice of practitioners, service users and carers, as researched and developed by the authors over twenty years. Case studies are used throughout the book. Book Description. Task-centred practice is a forward thinking, goal-orientated approach to social work.

It is a practice-based approach built on research which reflects the new mood being developed in the social work field, and it has now been successfully used in. Task-centred practice, also known as brief therapy, short-term or contract work has had a significant impact on both social work practice and the organisation of services.

It is one of the most popular and frequently cited methods of working by students and workers. Since launching inTransforming Social Work Practice has become the market-leading series for social work students.

These books use activities and case studies to build critical thinking and reflection skills and will help social work students to develop good practice through learning. The Task-Centred Book is a core text for both undergraduate social work courses and continuing professional development training, as well as being a practical book for the active professional which will support the development and implementation of task-centred practice.

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One way by which task centred approach is helpful to service users is by empowerment. Theory and Practice Theory and practice is one way that task-centred approach can be used to empower service users.

Theory is used for changing the institutional and social contexts in order that people may achieve the goals and values for social work.

Task-centred practice is a forward thinking, goal-orientated approach to social work. It is a practice-based approach built on research which reflects the new mood being developed in the social work field, and it has now been successfully used in a wide variety of settings and s: 2.

(). Helping People: The Task-Centered Approach. Journal of Education for Social Work: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. Task centred social work is one of the best known and most strongly supported approaches to social work practice.

This text is a radical departure from traditional literature on social work methods. In a brief period of time, the “task-centered” approach to social work practice has become a major treatment modality, offering the clinician a degree of specificity and clarity that is often missing in more traditional practice.

This paper reassesses the indications and contraindications for this model, contrasting it with other treatment approaches which also utilize the technical. Task-centred practice is a relatively new concept, in comparison to some social work methods, emerging in the s. Prior to the implementation of task-centred practice, many clients received long-term intervention.

Social workers focused on feelings rather than action. This will provide an insight in to why task-centred methods were introduced. I will also portray the strengths and weaknesses of task-centred practice. The essay will also depict the underlying theory that underpins task-centred practice in relation to social work.

I will endeavour to critically analyse the effectiveness of this approach. Task-centred practice is a forward thinking, goal-orientated approach to social work. It is a practice-based approach built on research which reflects the new mood being developed in the social work field, and it has now been successfully used in a wide variety of settings and s: 1.

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Another advantage for anti-discriminatory practice in using this approach is that the focus of the work is the problem itself not the is important that workers are always aware of the power and authority, both real and perceived that they may have in relation to clients, Doel says of task-centred work that “Its value base is anti.

Implementing and supporting task-centred practice is complex, especially if the learning is to be transferred to regular and sustained practice. We wanted to “plough back” the experience of working with social workers to develop professional practice.

Hence our new book The Task-Centred Book.Book Description: This essential text presents a "task-centered" methodology -- a structured, short-term problem-solving approach -- applicable across systems at five levels of practice: the individual, the family, the group, organizations, and communities.

The second edition offers more information on systems theories and includes case studies.