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Why is theory important in social work?

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Pocky Lau
2021年5月12日
Why is theory important in social work?

Why is theory important in social work?

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Alfred Pang
2021年5月12日

My pleasure.

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Pocky Lau
2021年5月12日

Thank you very much!

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Alfred Pang
2021年5月12日

Theories help social workers to explain why people behave as they do, to better understand how the environment affects behaviour, to guild their interventions, and to predict what is likely to be the result of a particular social work intervention.

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Hi everyone! It is well recognized that crime and delinquency of young people place considerable economic loss on society, from an economic standpoint. I am trying to find an appropriate way to estimate these costs in Hong Kong. Appreciate it if you could give me some advice to calculate. Or maybe provide me with some practical examples.
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Following your previous suggestion, I have searched some theories to explain youth delinquency and the absence of parental supervision after school hours and found Hirschi’s social control theory. Yet, how to link youth’s behavior to social control is a huge challenge for me (I do believe in “the person in environment” theory). Grateful if you help me with it!
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