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POVA

poverty

poverty trap

power

power of attorney

power to promote welfare of older people

Practitioners Alliance Against Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Practitioners Alliance for Safeguarding Adults

praxis

precedent

preferences

prejudice

pre-proceedings agreement

pre-proceedings letter

pre-proceedings meeting

pre-sentence report

prevention

primary health care

primary health care, social work in

principal-agent relationships/transactions

private fostering

private law

private sector

privatization

Probation Service

problem family

procedural model of assessment

pro-choice

production of welfare model

profession

Professional Capabilities Framework

professional discretion

professional identity

professionalism

professionalization

professional values

prognosis

pro-life

prosecution of parents for their children’s irregular attendance at school

protection of title

Protection of Vulnerable Adults

protective factor

provider

proxy measures

PSR

psychiatry

psychoanalysis

psychodynamic casework

psychopath

psychopathology

psychosis

psy-complex

puberty

public choice theory

Public Guardian

public inquiry

public law

Public Law Outline

public sector

public service agreements

punishment

pupil referral unit

purchaser

purchaser–provider split

qualified duty

qualifying patients

quality

Quality Assurance Assessment

quango

quasi-markets

queer theory

questioning model of assessment

questions

‘race’

racialization

racially aggravated offences

racism

radical right

radical social work

rankings

rapid response

rational choice

rationing

reablement/reablement service

reactive depression

reality orientation

reasonable adjustment

reasonableness

reassessment

recidivism/recidivist

recording

recovery/recovery model

reductionism/reductionist

re-enablement/re-enablement service

reference group

referral

referral order

reflective practice

reflexive modernization

reflexivity