TITLE

THE MEANING OF CLIENT'S RESISTANCE FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

AUTHOR(S)
NaujanienÄ—, Rasa
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Special Education;2007, Issue 2, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Client's resistance as a form of power relations in social work practice within institutional services is discussed in the article. Agency, which provides residential care for the elderly, is presented as organizational context for the analysis. In academic literature as well as in the study presented in this article the issues of client's participation vs. paternalism, retaining autonomy vs. dependence, continuity vs. discontinuity are discussed. The meaning of client resistance as a manifestation of power relations within institutional care setting is revealed.
ACCESSION #
27961434

 

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