Social Work Education Products

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Advances in Understanding Advocacy and Improving Policy Practice Education

    Recent applications of theory and evidence

    Edited by Richard Hoefer

    A perennial issue in social work is the lack of clear evidence showing how to be a successful advocate and how to create enthusiasm among students for policy practice. Researchers are now applying theory to understand better the topics of effective social work advocacy and policy practice. The…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Teacher Management in China

    The Transformation of Educational Systems

    By Eva Huang, John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Education has long been highly valued in China, and continues to be highly valued, both by the state, which appreciates the value of education for maintaining China's economic rise, and by parents, who, affected by the One Child Policy, devote a large proportion of their incomes to their one…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2015-11-03
    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 – 2015-10-19
    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

  • The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    Edited by Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Hojer

    Young people who leave care with few or no educational qualifications are at very high risk of social exclusion in adulthood. Yet in the past their education has attracted little attention from researchers or professionals. Studies by the editors and contributors to this volume show that the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

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