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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Child and Family Social WorkEnd of Life and Long Term CareMedical Social WorkMental Health/Clinical Social WorkSocial Work PolicySocial Work in Primary HealthcareYouth Work and more in the subject of Social Work.

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online catalog and contact information.

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Textbooks

  1. Youth Work: Preparation for Practice

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions in young people’s lives.

  2. Recent Title: Health Care Policy and Practice

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them.  

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New Titles

  1. Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs

    NEW Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help young people become more resilient. With ample case studies and fascinating explanations of research, Dr. Ungar shows why we need to work just as hard changing the environments that surround children as we do changing children themselves.  

  2. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

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Professional

  1. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and see him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

  2. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

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Research & Reference

  1. Announcing Routledge Handbooks Online!

    Routledge Handbooks Online brings together Routledge Handbooks, Companions, and Worlds content into one brand new, innovative digital platform.

    Routledge Handbooks Online is fully searchable and truly interdisciplinary.

    Free trials of Routledge Handbooks Online are available to qualifying institutions. Ask your librarian to sign up for a free trial today! Click here for information on how to sign up for a free trial.

  2. New - Social Work Practice in Pediatric Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    An essential and emerging practice, pediatric palliative care seeks to prevent and relieve suffering for children with life-threatening conditions. This collection provides a succinct and accessible resource concerning practicing in different pediatric palliative care settings – primarily on collaborative teams, ICU, and hospice. It also offers research related to the role that social workers can play in caregiver support, bereavement support, and stillbirth grief and support. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

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General Interest

  1. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and see him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

  2. New Directions in Social Work

    New Directions in Social Work is an innovative, integrated series offering a uniquely distinctive teaching strategy for generalist courses in the social work curriculum, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The series integrates 5 texts with custom websites housing interactive cases, companion readings, and a wealth of resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit www.routledgesw.com for more information.

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News

  1. Author of the Month September 2014 - Sue Gerhardt

    Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for September 2014!

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific research, covering recent findings in genetics and the mind/body connection, and including a new chapter highlighting our growing understanding of the part also played by pregnancy in shaping a baby’s future emotional and physical well-being.

  2. Free Access – Promoting Social and Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Develo

    Read a collection of over 100 articles on Promoting Social and Economic Equality for free until 31 August 2014.

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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Social Work. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Companion Websites

Many of our key textbooks and course books have companion websites that provide additional resources to educators and students such as; information, downloads, tools and supplemental materials for the books they accompany.
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Routledge publish a diverse, international list of social work and related journals. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.

Visit the Social Work Hub on our Health & Social Care Arena for all the latest news from our journals.

July Focus: Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious global health challenge. Obese children and adolescents are likely to stay obese into adulthood and develop obesity-related diseases that are largely preventable. What can be done? Our July Theme is CHILDHOOD OBESITY. We address three key areas in a free access article collection with 50 peer-reviewed articles on these topics that you can cite, download, and share:

I. Childhood Obesity

II. Parenting Influence

III. Intervention & Prevention

Please visit:

http://www.healthandsocialarena.com/childhood-obesity/


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