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Author Bateman, Neil, 1955-

Title Advocacy skills for health and social care professionals / Neil Bateman
Published London : J. Kingsley, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (185 pages)
Contents COVER; Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals; Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Part 1 Contexts; 1 What Advocacy is, Why it Matters and Why It Happens; 2 Ethical Principles for Effective Advocacy; 3 Advocacy in Action; Part 2 The Advocate's Skills; 4 Introduction to Part 2; 5 Interviewing; 6 Assertiveness and Force; 7 Negotiation; 8 Self-management; 9 Legal Knowledge and Research; 10 Litigation; 11 A Structure for Advocacy; 12 What Next?; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX
Summary Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. A social worker or community nurse may need to obtain extra benefits or a particular service for a client; a housing official may need to help a tenant whose benefit has been delayed thus placing them at risk of homelessness; a voluntary body may decide to challenge a statement of special educational needs for a child. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions. Neil Bateman examines the function of advocacy w
Notes Previous edition: Advocacy Skills: A handbook for human service professionals, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Patient advocacy.
Social advocacy.
Consumer Advocacy.
Patient Advocacy.
Social Justice.
Social Work.
Form Electronic book
Author Bateman, Neil, 1955- Advocacy Skills: A handbook for human service professionals
ISBN 1280407859
1417563494 (electronic bk.)
9781417563494 (electronic bk.)