Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Policing Hate Crime

    Understanding Communities and Prejudice

    By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay

    In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne Henning Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Social Policy for Effective Practice

    A Strengths Approach, 4th Edition

    By Rosemary Chapin

    For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master’s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Teaching Religious Literacy

    A Guide to Spiritual Diversity in Higher Education

    By Ariel Ennis

    Offering resources and initiatives on religious and spiritual diversity in higher education, this book describes the conceptual foundations for teaching religious literacy, offers a sample curriculum with a facilitator's guide, and provides the assessment tools needed to assess its development…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Adopted Women and Biological Fathers

    Reimagining stories of origin and trauma

    By Elizabeth Hughes

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers offers a critical and deconstructive challenge to the dominant notions of adoptive identity. The author explores adoptive women’s experiences of meeting their biological fathers and reflects on personal narratives to give an authoritative overview of both the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Working in the Dark

    Understanding the pre-suicide state of mind

    By Donald Campbell, Rob Hale

    Working in the Dark focuses on the authors’ understanding of an individual’s pre-suicide state of mind, based on their work with many suicidal individuals, with special attention to those who attempted suicide while in treatment. The book explores how to listen to a suicidal individual’s history,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Reflective Thinking in Social Work

    Learning from student narratives

    By Mekada J. Graham

    It is vital that social work students learn to integrate their personal and professional selves if they are to meet the challenges of social work in complex changing environments. This accessible text is designed to enable readers to explore and build on their existing skills and abilities,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Optimizing Learning Outcomes

    Proven Brain-Centric, Trauma-Sensitive Practices

    By William Steele

    Optimizing Learning Outcomes provides answers for the most pressing questions that mental health professionals, teachers, and administrators are facing in today’s schools. Chapters provide a wide array of evidence-based resources—including links to video segments—that promote understanding,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Older citizens and end-of-life care

    Social work practice strategies for adults in later life

    By Malcolm Payne

    Older people are, like younger people, citizens in the communities of the nations in which they live. This book sees ageing as a life journey that incorporates a process of citizening, in which people build their identity as part of their family and community. But the social experience of illness,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Uncovering the Resilient Core

    A Workbook on the Treatment of Narcissistic Defenses, Shame, and Emerging Authenticity

    By Patricia Gianotti, Jack Danielian

    Uncovering the Resilient Core provides a comprehensive and inclusive methodology that guides the therapist into the nuances and complexities of the therapeutic relationship throughout the entire course of treatment. With its psychodynamic/relational orientation, this workbook is unique in that it…

    Paperback – 2017-02-25 
    Routledge

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