Social Work Practice Products

  • Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Art in Social Work Practice

    Theory and Practice: International Perspectives

    Edited by Ephrat Huss, Eltje Bos

    This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new ideas. It…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research

    By Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This textbook, the first of its kind, decolonizes the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in Pacific social work and rejuvenates current practice models to enhance evolving Pacific perspectives by Incorporating Pacific epistemologies and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett, Fergus McNeill

    This book aims to make the case for and provide some of the resources necessary to reimagine rehabilitation for 21st Century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource allocation, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to get older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model

    By Lisa D. Hinz

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals is an innovative guide to professional self-care focused not just on avoiding the consequences of failing to take care of oneself, but on optimal health and positive psychology. This new volume builds upon the Expressive Therapies Continuum to introduce…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 

  • Practising Feminism in Social Welfare

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    By Ruth Phillips

    There has been an explosion of interest in feminism in recent years and this book argues that it still has a necessary and vital role, for feminism’s core objectives – not only to address the persistent issue of women’s inequality, but to fight against women’s oppression and improve women’s lives –…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 

  • Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook aims to equip social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Whilst acknowledging the occurrence of domestic violence in all contexts, this book places its primary focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 

  • Conversation Analysis for Social Work

    Talking with Youth in Care

    By Gerald de Montigny

    What do the stories youths in state care tell about life in their family of origin? What stories do they tell us about coming into care, living in care, and relationships with foster-parents and social workers? This book presents the stories of youth in care, though not in splendid isolation, but…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • An Adaptive Tapestry

    The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

    By Stacey Hardy

    Adaptive Tapestry is a new textbook for cultural competence and diversity courses in social work. This book takes the position that professional competence cannot exist in the absence of cultural competence. If culture is the lens through which we all experience and navigate our world, social work…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Student Social Work

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