Social Work Practice Products

  • Professional Identity and Social Work

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    How are identities formed among social workers, many of whom perform complex, challenging and ambiguous public sector functions on a regular basis? Why does identity come to matter for professional social work? This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge Academic

  • Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Addressing the changing world of professionalism, this text combines theory, research and practice, using real case studies, to investigate the process of becoming professional. Mapping the journey from allied or associate practitioner positions through qualifying and into advanced practitioner…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalisation of economies, labour markets, education, social services and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Reflective Thinking in Social Work

    Learning from student narratives

    By Mekada Julia Graham

    It is vital that social work students learn to integrate their personal and professional selves if they are to meet the challenges of social work in complex changing environments. This accessible text is designed to enable readers to explore and build on their existing skills and abilities,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    4th Edition

    By Julie Birkenmaier, Marla Berg-Weger

    The fourth edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS. This edition also contains more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • The Social Workers’ Toolbox

    Sustainable Multimethod Social Work

    By Herman de Mönnink

    The Social Workers' Toolbox aims to bring order to the diversity of tools which are so characteristic of social work: assessment tools, practice tools and outcome-measurement tools. The tools described in this Toolbox can be directly put into practice and adapted to the social workers’ personalized…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Social Theory for Social Work

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Social theoretical concepts and models are at the very heart of social work practice and can provide frameworks with which to connect wider political and social processes with individual development and sense of selfhood. This textbook outlines in a clear, concise and applied manner exactly how…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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