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  • Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness

    1st Edition

    By Yvonne Vissing, Diane Nilan, Christopher Hudson

    Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness offers a comprehensive look at family housing distress related to the homelessness epidemic in the United States. This book explores the causes and consequences of this epidemic and proposes drastic changes in America’s historically ill-fated approach to family…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Positive Social Worker

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Collins

    Developed from the author’s own experiences in social work and social work education, this book considers alternative approaches for social workers in dealing with the extensive demands, persistent pressures, and stress that they may face in their daily working lives. The Positive Social Worker is…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being

    Implications for Social Work and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maritta Törrönen, Carol Munn-Giddings, Laura Tarkiainen

    A sense of participation and opportunities to share and participate in activities or groups that are important to them are crucial factors in human wellbeing. This book provides a robust empirical and theoretical analysis of reciprocity and its implications for social work and social policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Fieldwork Training in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for fieldwork practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum, delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Restorative and Responsive Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite

    In Restorative and Responsive Human Services, Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, and Valerie Braithwaite bring together a distinguished collection providing rich lessons on how regulation in human services can proceed in empowering ways that heal and are respectful of human relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Promoting Non-Violence

    Social Work Conversations about Violence, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Heery

    The use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems. This book draws on the author’s gritty…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual, 1st Edition

    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 twenty-first-century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

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