Administration and Management Products

  • Performance Evaluation in the Human Services

    By Simon Slavin, Wayne Matheson, Kenneth Millar, Cornelius Van Dyk

    Performance Evaluation in the Human Services is a practical, specific book for managers on how to conduct performance evaluations. The book moves beyond the traditional rating scale and focuses on a new model involving the employee in the evaluation process. It stresses the need for evaluation…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society

    Problems and Opportunities

    By Roselle Kurland, Robert Salmon

    This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today’s troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples of practice and theory. Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society examines the social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work

    Edited by Margaret S Sherraden, William A Ninacs

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you’ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You’ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • 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 – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

    By Various

    Originally published between 1973 and 1990, this collection reissues twelve books that focus on the lives of children with mental and physical disabilities. Together, the books reflect research being done in the period and look at the challenges individuals, families, and professionals faced at…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Pauline BN Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Social Development in Social Work

    Practices and Principles

    By Richard Hugman

    Social work has always been concerned with the development of society as the basis for achieving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Interest in this important aspect of social work is now seeing a resurgence, not only in the ‘developing countries’ of the global South, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Services

    By Rolf Rnning, Marcus Knutagard

    Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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