Social Work Research Products

  • Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency

    New Directions in Research and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new research dedicated to understanding the link between psychological trauma and juvenile delinquency. Building on the work of the previous decade which uncovered shocking rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress among juvenile justice-involved youth…

    Hardback – 2013-03-19

  • Research for Social Workers

    An Introduction to Methods, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Wendy Bowles

    Social work is developing its own research orientation and knowledge base, springing from the research traditions of sociology and psychology and grounded in human rights and social justice. Effective social research relies on critical thinking and the ability to view situations from new…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24

  • Evidence-based Social Work

    A Critical Stance, 1st Edition

    By Mel Gray, Debbie Plath, Stephen Webb

    Evidence-based practice is now a core element of many governments’ approaches to policy-making and social intervention. It has become a powerful movement that promises to change the content and structure of social work and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated much debate and raised…

    Paperback – 2009-05-11

  • Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice

    Synthesizing Knowledge, Research, and Values, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher G. Petr

    Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice (MEBP) is a new and comprehensive approach to determining best practices in social services. MEBP improves upon traditional evidence-based approaches by incorporating the views of consumers and professionals, qualitative research and values. The book begins…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30
    Social Work Practice in Action

  • Language Practices in Social Work

    Categorisation and Accountability in Child Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Hall, Stefaan Slembrouck, Srikant Sarangi

    Analysis of language and discourse in social sciences has become increasingly popular over the past thirty years. Only very recently has it been applied to the study of social work, despite the fact that communication and language are central to social work practice. This book looks at how social…

    Paperback – 2006-02-02

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