Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship based approaches in social work


Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship-based approaches in Social Work

Editorial – Volume 36, Issue 3 (2022)

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Gloria Kirwan & Andrew Whittaker


This general issue presents articles on a range of social work issues from authors based in many different countries and regions of the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, and Europe. Across many fields of practice, including child protection, mental health, addictions, working with older people and those who are terminally ill, the authors bring a focus to the psychosocial and emotional dimensions of social work practice in its many forms. They address a range of important issues such as the need for dialogue, whether internal or external, reconciliation and kindness and the value of viewing individuals within the context of their wider eco-systems and social contexts.

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