People Skills pp 187-197 | Cite as


  • Neil Thompson
  • Jo Campling


This chapter addresses the important questions of planning in people work and relates it to five particular sets of issues:
  • Direction and meaning in people’s lives;

  • Meeting needs, and the effects of unmet need;

  • Human development and the life course;

  • Contracts and agreements;

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration.


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Further reading

  1. Barnes, P. (1995) Personal, Social and Emotional Development of Children, Oxford, Blackwell.Google Scholar
  2. Doel, M. and Marsh, P. (1992) Task-Centred Social Work, Aldershot, Ashgate, Chapter 4.Google Scholar
  3. Hayslip, B. and Panek, P.E. (1993) Adult Development and Aging, New York, HarperCollins.Google Scholar
  4. Hockey, J. and James, A. (1993) Growing Up and Growing Old: Ageing and Dependency in the Life Course, London, Sage.Google Scholar
  5. Murdock, A. and Scutt, C. (1993) Personal Effectiveness, Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann.Google Scholar

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  • Jo Campling

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