Join us in celebrating World Social Work Day!
We are recognizing the hard work and dedication of social workers by offering a curated collection of titles, chapter downloads, and articles that champion best practices in social work.
A selection from the Routledge Advances in Social Work Series
Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World: Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan
December 21, 2020 by Routledge
The message and theme behind this year’s World Social Work Day is a call for solidarity at all levels, within communities and societies, and globally. It is both a reminder and an acknowledgment that all people are interconnected and involved in our hopes for a sustainable and socially-just future.
This chapter preview from Marla Berg Weger’s introductory textbook, Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation , welcomes students on a journey into the profession where they hear from several different voices from the field. As this chapter proves, the social work degree equips future social workers with a set of knowledge, skills, values, and competencies that enable them to practice at multiple levels with diverse populations in any number of settings.
Strategies for work–family balance in a South African context by Marlize Bisschoff, Vicki Koen & Elma H. Ryke: Read Here
Experiences of vulnerability due to loss of support by aged parents of emigrated children: a hermeneutic literature review by Irene C. Venter & Neltjie C. van Wyk: Read Here
Multicultural Social Work Practice: Alternative Options for Social Work Practice in South Africa by Mandla Tshabalala, PhD: Read Here
What is African-centered youth development? A content analysis of Bantu perspectives by Husain Lateef: Read Here
From Cultural Competence to Cultural Consciousness: Transitioning to a Critical Approach to Working Across Differences in Social Work by Corry Azzopardi & Ted McNeill: Read Here
Human science and indigenous psychology: a reflection on diagnosis and psychological assessment by James L.-H. Yu: Read Here
Gender, role in domestic violence as victim or perpetrator and coping strategies in Uganda: implications for gender-inclusive counsellors by Wilber Karugahe & Jessica Lambert: Read Here
Green social work and its implications for social development in China by Lena Dominelli & Hok-bun Ku: Read Here
Multicultural social work practice and South Asian migrants in Hong Kong by Kim Kwok, Kim-ming Lee & Kam-yee Law: Read Here
Ageing communities as co-designers of social innovation by Shaohua Pan & Melanie Sarantou: Read Here
Family structure, the quality of family ties, and the positive development of adolescents: the family social capital of grandparents in low-income Singaporean families by Jin Yao Kwan: Read Here
Village community empowerment through village owned enterprise based on social capital in North Sumatera by Badaruddin Badaruddin, Kariono Kariono, Ermansyah Ermansyah & Lina Sudarwati: Read Here
Integrating evidence-based practices into early childhood mental health clinics: A dynamic approach to strengthening the resilience of children birth to five and families by Fatima Zahra Kadik, Jaimie Shaff, Janice Okeke & Shirley Berger: Read Here
Determining Dimensions of Poverty Applicable in China: A Qualitative Study in Guizhou by Lichao Yang, Chulin Jiang ,Xiaodong Ren, Robert Walker, Jian Xie & Yandong Zhao: Read Here
Renowned for its sweeping and compelling overview of foundational courses in the BSW and MSW curriculum, the New Directions in Social Work series welcomed new editions this year of Rosemary Chapin's classic text, Social Policy for Effective Practice, now co-authored with Melinda Lewis, and The Practice of Generalist Social Work, by Marla Berg-Weger, Julie Birkenmaier and new co-author, Deborah Adams.