Child and Family Social Work Products

  • Couples Coping with Stress

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Mariana K. Falconier, Ashley K. Randall, Guy Bodenmann

    This is the first book that reviews the latest research and clinical applications on how couples cope with stress around the globe. The role of cultural factors in couples’ stress and coping mechanisms in fourteen cultures is highlighted, providing a greater understanding of how these values affect…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Urban Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

    A Responsive Approach to Communities

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Inga-Britt Krause

    Urban Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services weaves together different strands of mental health work undertaken in one inner-city Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service by professionals working in a range of ways. In particular, it provides examples of how an urban CAMH service has been…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Work with Children and Families

    Reflections of a Critical Practitioner

    By Steve Rogowski

    Professional social work has changed considerably over the last forty years coinciding with the demise of the social democratic consensus of the post-war years and the emergence and now domination of neoliberalism. Rather than the state through the government of the day ensuring citizens’ basic…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Barbara Gornik, Birgit Sauer, Daniel Senovilla Hernández

    Unaccompanied minor migrants (UAM) are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Single Parent Families

    Diversity, Myths and Realities

    By Marvin B Sussman, Shirley Hanson

    Here is a comprehensive source of vital information on single parent families in contemporary society. This book analyzes literature and empirical research concerning single parent families and explores issues and challenges they face. Contributing authors from many fields and perspectives examine…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Concepts in Fetal Movement Research

    By Joyce W Sparling

    Here is an informative book that provides theoretical perspectives on the study of fetal movement and introduces observational assessments that can be used in fetal research. It provides research tools that can be used to delineate early patterns of movement, preparing therapists for neonatal…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff, Elizabeth Pufall Jones, Alice E. Donlan, Sara Anderson

    While Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) provide promising avenues to support the positive development of all young people, research findings assessing the relation between CCIs and community-level child and youth outcomes have been mixed. Although there are exceptions, few evaluations on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Emotional Abuse of Children

    Essential Information

    By David Royse

    Children and Emotional Abuse is a research-informed learning resource for students in social work about the dynamics and consequences of psychological abuse—especially as it occurs in dysfunctional families and affects children and adolescents. Emotional abuse is still not widely understood or…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System

    A Guide for Social Workers on Addressing Oppression

    By Brandynicole Brooks

    Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System examines the pressures, hardships, and oppression women of color face in the child welfare system, and how this affects social workers who investigate childhood abuse and neglect. Author Brandynicole Brooks addresses intersectionality and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • Disability Policy in China

    Child and family experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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