Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • The Reflective Practice Guide

    An interdisciplinary approach to critical reflection

    By Barbara Bassot

    The Reflective Practice Guide supports all students for whom the process of reflecting on developing knowledge and skills is crucial to successful professional practice. It offers an accessible introduction to a wide range of theories and models that can help you engage more effectively in critical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • A Therapist's Guide to Child Development

    The Extraordinarily Normal Years

    By Dee C. Ray

    A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The chapters take the reader through the various physical, social, and identity developments occurring at…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby G. Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Grief

    An Introduction

    By Richard Gross

    Understanding Grief is a comprehensive and accessible 'one stop' introduction to all the major models of grief. In addition to the individual perspective, bereavement is discussed in relation to social, cultural and religious factors and influences. Richard Gross also examines the impact of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds, 3rd Edition

    By Esther Urdang

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds is an essential human behavior textbook for social work students. The third edition emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework within a psychodynamic, developmental and life-course perspective and includes a brand new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Working with Challenging Youth

    Seven Guiding Principles, 2nd Edition

    By Brent Richardson

    Working with Challenging Youth, Second Edition is a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with at-risk youth. As in the first edition, the new Working with Challenging Youth builds on a solid theoretical base in reality therapy,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Reframing Community Partnerships in Education

    Uniting the Power of Place and Wisdom of People

    By Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco Guajardo, Christopher Janson, Matthew Militello

    Reframing Community Partnerships in Education provides both the theoretical framework as well as a practical guide to engage educators in interdisciplinary, inter-organizational, multicultural, and multi-generational work to improve the social fabric of communities. Using case examples of best…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives: Beyond Trauma offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental health problems, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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