By Ewan Ingleby
Psychology bargains strength reasons for advanced features of human behaviour and improvement: for that reason it's now an enormous a part of the social paintings syllabus. This obtainable, useful ebook allows scholars to use psychology to their very own perform and considers psychology within the context of social care. As such, it really is greater than simply one other common psychology textbook. The textual content supplies a transparent review of key mental ways and demonstrates how those can be utilized to interpret placement reviews. in addition, every one bankruptcy contains actions which follow psychology to specific social paintings contexts and support to consolidate key talents.
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If we were to apply the ideas of Howard Gardner (1985) it could be argued that your answer may have been determined by your mathematical intelligence. Your mind will have processed the questions in a particular way. You will then have made sense of the questions so that you are left thinking about ‘Danish elephants’. If this has happened you might also be quite curious and amused as to how the thought process has worked. It may even seem ‘like magic’! If you are told that this activity is a simple number trick and that whatever whole number you select between 1 and 10 will always give you a letter ‘D’ (once you follow the instructions) your attitude towards the activity changes.
Look for the sections within the book dealing with interpersonal communication. QXD 25/9/06 2:34 pm Page 37 Chapter 3 Attitudes and beliefs A C H I E V I N G A S O C I A L W O R K D E G R E E This chapter will begin to help you to meet the following National Occupational Standards: Key Role 1: Prepare for and work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to assess their needs and circumstances. ● Prepare for social work contact and involvement. ● Work with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities to help them make informed decisions.
According to Argyle one of the most important roles of NVC is the expression of emotional states. This means that NVC is a particularly important form of communication for social workers because so much social work relies upon responding effectively at an emotional level. Argyle also emphasises the importance of NVC in managing relationships with postural congruence being an indicator of rapport. Awareness of this aspect of communication will have inevitable consequences for the effectiveness or otherwise of the service user/social worker relationship.
Applied Psychology for Social Work (Transforming Social Work Practice) by Ewan Ingleby