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  • Paradoxes in Social Work Practice

    Mitigating Ethical Trespass, 1st Edition

    By Merlinda Weinberg

    In the helping professions, codes of ethics and decision-making models have been the primary vehicles for determining what constitutes ethical practice. These strategies are insufficient since they assume that shared meanings exist and that the contradictory universal principles of codes can be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives

    1st Edition

    By James G. Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational cycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy

    Beyond Evidence-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pease Banitt

    Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy focuses on the creation of the therapist as healing presence rather than technique administrator—in other words, how to be rather than what to do. Trauma survivors need wise therapists who practice with the union of intellect, knowledge, and intuition.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    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

  • Treating PTSD

    A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shirley Porter

    Treating PTSD presents a comprehensive, compassion-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach that provides therapists with the evidence-based information they need to understand trauma’s effects on the mind and body as well as the phases of healing. Chapters offer discussion, practical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Maureen Long, Nadine Cameron

    This edited collection situates the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable children as the focus of leadership. It provides a guide to theories and practice of leadership for those who want to make a difference to the lives of these children and their families. Drawing on the experience of a highly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Welfare Conditionality

    1st Edition

    By Beth Watts, Suzanne Fitzpatrick

    Welfare conditionality has become an idea of global significance in recent years. A ‘hot topic’ in North America, Australia, and across Europe, it has been linked to austerity politics, and the rise of foodbanks and destitution. In the Global South, where publicly funded welfare protection systems…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Hidden Youth and the Virtual World

    The process of social censure and empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Hongyee Chan

    Hidden Youth and the Virtual World examines the phenomenon of ‘hidden youth’ or hikikomori, as it is better known in Japan as well as Hong Kong. Exposure to the Internet has allowed these young persons to develop a high level of capability within the virtual world, however these are skills that are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

    Cycles and Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley

    Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Gymtherapy

    Developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement, 1st Edition

    By Rebekah Pierre

    This highly practical resource introduces the concept of ‘Gymtherapy’; a pioneering approach to working with children that uses movement as a means of promoting emotional wellbeing. Gymtherapy brings together the physical and emotional benefits of activity alongside the importance of safeguarding…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Practice-Based Research

    A Guide for Clinicians, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. Trent Codd, III

    Practice-Based Research shows mental-health practitioners how to establish viable and productive research programs in routine clinical settings. Chapters written by experts in practice-based research use real-world examples to help clinicians work through some of the most common barriers to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-07
    Routledge

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety, 1st Edition

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    'This book explores with refreshing clarity the complexities and challenges of working with child sexual abuse in the family environment. Describing a victim-centred, family approach based on clear ethical principles and with reference to their own practice experiences, Tolliday, Spangaro and Laing…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

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