Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    Children's Developmental Progress, 4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Five Years SET

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    Mary Sheridan’s From Birth to Five Years is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed to further align it with…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

  • Helping Children Think about Bereavement

    A differentiated story and activities to help children age 5-11 deal with loss, 1st Edition

    By Heather Butler

    Each year, 3,000 children and young people between the ages of 1 and 19, die as a result of illness or accident.Around 5% of children will have experienced the death of a parent by the time they are 16. Statistics indicate that up to 70% of schools have a bereaved pupil in their care at any given…

    Paperback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge

  • From Trauma to Healing

    A Social Worker's Guide to Working with Survivors, 1st Edition

    By Ann Goelitz

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker’s Guide for Working With Survivors is the next significant publication on trauma in the field of social work. Since September 11 and Hurricane Katrina, social workers have come together increasingly to consider how traumatic events impact practice. From…

    Paperback – 2013-02-22
    Routledge

  • The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity, 1st Edition

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team…

    Paperback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Wellbeing of Children under Three

    1st Edition

    By Helen Bradford

    The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child’s life. The Supporting Children from Birth to Three series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and…

    Paperback – 2012-06-12
    Routledge
    Supporting Children from Birth to Three

  • Children in Difficulty

    A guide to understanding and helping, 3rd Edition

    By Julian Elliott, Maurice Place

    Written by two leading experts in the field, this welcome third edition of Children in Difficulty: A guide to understanding and helping discusses some of the most common, yet incapacitating, difficulties that are frequently encountered by young children and adolescents. This includes such topics as…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

  • Grief, Loss and Bereavement

    Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Wimpenny, John Costello

    Dealing with the social experience of grief, loss and bereavement are challenging areas for everyone, including health and social care practitioners who are often well placed to offer help and support to the bereaved. This book draws together a comprehensive range of worldwide evidence for…

    Paperback – 2011-09-02
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Train crashes cause, on average, a handful of deaths each year in the UK. Technologies exist that would save the lives of some of those who die. Yet these technical innovations would cost hundreds of millions of pounds. Should we spend the money? How can we decide how to trade off life against…

    Paperback – 2011-05-24
    Routledge

  • Young People with Anti-Social Behaviours

    Practical Resources for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Kathy Hampson

    The media today suggests that many young people are becoming involved in anti-social behaviour. But increasing amounts of legislation and ASBOs neither seem to have addressed the real issues nor solved the problem, and may simply add to the frustrations of all those involved. Kathy Hampson’s…

    Paperback – 2010-07-22
    Routledge
    nasen spotlight

  • Domestic Violence and Children

    A Handbook for Schools and Early Years Settings, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Sterne, Liz Poole

    What can schools and social care workers do to help children affected by domestic violence? Large numbers of children are affected by domestic violence. The problem crosses every social class and culture. It causes distress and anxiety in children and adversely affects their learning and play, as…

    Paperback – 2009-09-28
    Routledge

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