Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Violence Assessment and Intervention

    The Practitioner's Handbook, 3rd Edition

    By James S. Cawood, Michael H. Corcoran

    Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner’s Handbook, now in its third edition, provides a proven methodology, grounded in the current empirical research and the authors’ experience in successfully assessing and managing thousands of cases in a variety of contexts and environments, for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Mentoring Young People in Care and Leaving Care

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bernadine Brady, Pat Dolan, Caroline McGregor

    Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care offers a rich exploration of the theory, research and practice relating to youth mentoring as a means of essential social support. Brady, Dolan and McGregor ground their work on the premise that the informal social support provided through a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Mezzo and Macro Contexts, 2nd Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    This addition to Anissa Rogers' bestselling Human Behavior in the Social Environment expands the original text with new chapters on spirituality, families and groups, organizations, and communities. Written in the compact, concise manner of the original text, the new chapters cover mezzo and macro…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Ryan-Morgan

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) provides a legal framework for acting on behalf of individuals who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Mental Capacity Casebook showcases numerous real-life case studies in accordance to this Act. Through the exploration of various mental…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Creative Ways to Learn Ethics

    An Experiential Training Manual for Helping Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Dayna Guido

    Creative Ways to Learn Ethics is an accessible, easy-to-read guide that compiles a variety of ethics trainings to help professionals stimulate their minds, relieve stress, and increase engagement and memory retention. The book uses a range of experiential and thought-provoking approaches,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Mental Health and Well-Being

    Alternatives to the Medical Model, 1st Edition

    By Neil Thompson

    Mental Health and Well-Being provides a sound foundation for understanding alternatives to the medical model of mental health. Students and professionals alike will find an easy to understand overview of critiques of the dominant medical model of mental health and well-being, both longstanding and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

    4th Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren J. Blumenfeld, D. Chase J. Catalano, Keri Dejong, Heather W. Hackman, Larissa E. Hopkins, Barbara Love, Madeline L. Peters, Davey Shlasko, Ximena Zuniga

    For nearly 20 years, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover a wide range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, religious oppression, classism, ableism, youth and elder oppression, as well…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

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