Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Life After Encephalitis

    A Narrative Approach

    By Ava Easton

    Encephalitis is a devastating condition whose impact upon people should not be underestimated. It robs people of abilities most of us take for granted, it leaves people without their loved ones, and even in those families where the person affected survives the person they once knew can be…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Spirituality Matters in Social Work

    Connecting Spirituality, Religion, and Practice

    By Jim Dudley

    Offering a focus that is lacking (or not clearly evident) in most spirituality books, Dudley addresses specific ways of incorporating spirituality into practice and integrates many of the contributions of other writers into an overall eclectic practice approach. His approach revolves around many of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief

    Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Edited by Darcy L. Harris, Tashel C. Bordere

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief is a scholarly work of social criticism, richly grounded in personal experience, evocative case studies, and current multicultural and sociocultural theories and research. It is also consistently practical and reflective, challenging readers to think…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma

    Lifting the Burdens of the Past

    By Sharon Stanley

    Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological and attachment research with somatic, embodied healing practices.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 

  • Your Supervised Practicum and Internship

    Field Resources for Turning Theory into Action, 2nd Edition

    By Lori A. Russell-Chapin, Nancy E. Sherman, Allen E. Ivey

    Your Supervised Practicum and Internship is a complete, up-to-date guide to everything a graduate student in the helping professions needs for a successful practicum, internship or field experience. This helpful resource takes students through the necessary fundamentals of field experience, helping…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 

  • Dictionary of Social Welfare

    By Noel W Timms, Rita Timms

    First published in 1982, this dictionary offers a practical aid to students of social work and of social policy in their conversation about social welfare. It explains the meaning or range of meanings of common terms and explains their applications in welfare, legislation, policy and use by welfare…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 

  • Social Work and Social Policy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Dickens

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, and dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights and our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    Student Social Work

  • Using Drawings in Clinical Practice

    Enhancing Intake Interviews and Psychological Testing

    By Gerald D. Oster

    Clinicians are always in need of enticing techniques to engage clients on a daily basis, especially those who are nonverbal or initially opposed to feedback. Using Drawings in Clinical Practice provides a rich variety of drawing directives to enhance the diagnostic process. In this highly…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 

  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Health and Social Development

    Interpretive and Ethnographic Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton

    New approaches are needed to monitor and evaluate health and social development. Existing strategies tend to require expensive, time-consuming analytical procedures. The growing emphasis on results-based programming has resulted in evaluation being conducted in order to demonstrate accountability…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 

  • When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

    When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Lee Anne Bell

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-03 

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    Edited by Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-02 

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