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Managing risk and uncertainty in social work : a literature review

Stalker, K. (2003) Managing risk and uncertainty in social work : a literature review. Journal of Social Work, 3 (2). pp. 211-233. ISSN 1468-0173

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Abstract

This review, which draws mainly but not exclusively on UK material, explores the social work literature on managing risk and uncertainty, with emphasis on community care. Risk has become a major, if not over-arching, preoccupation in social work, reflected in a huge upsurge of written material.