Community Social Work Products

  • 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

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

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

  • Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in ‘caring’ professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

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

  • Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

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

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

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

  • Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

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

  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Pierson

    In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services. At the same time, spending cuts and welfare reform have changed the context within which services are delivered. The third edition of this unique textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer

    Edited by Mark Evans

    Policy transfer analysis seeks to make sense of the cross-cultural transfer of knowledge about institutions, policies or delivery systems in an era of globalization. The purpose of this volume is to evaluate how useful policy transfer analysis is as a descriptive, explanatory and prescriptive…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Liberation Practices

    Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Gillian Hughes

    Liberation psychology is an approach that aims to understand wellbeing within the context of relationships of power and oppression, and the sociopolitical structure in which these relationships exist. Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue explores how wellbeing can be…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

  • Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

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