This text argues that an existential perspective provides a philosophically informed approach that challenges social workers to create their own authentic practice approach based upon an understanding of this tradition in social work's history of empowerment and creative practice.
Macmillan Education UK; August 2017
- ISBN 9781137528308
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- Title: The Challenge of Existential Social Work Practice
- Author: Mark Griffiths
Imprint: Red Globe Press
About The Author
Mark Griffiths is a practising social worker in Melbourne, Australia, currently working in family violence. He has practised social work for 38 years. Previous practice includes management of two non-government agencies, direct practice in youth justice and child protection, senior policy advisor roles in justice and human services, and teaching and lecturing in community services and social work at Swinburne and Deakin Universities. He holds a Masters of Social Work from RMIT University, Australia.