Social Work and Social Policy Products

  • Mentoring for 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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice

    A Field Manual for Helping Professionals and Volunteers, 1st Edition

    By Bobbi Patterson

    Recasting burnout as a crucial phase of service, Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice uses real-world case studies to teach professionals and volunteers unique skills for cultivating resilience. Viewing service and burnout as interdependent throughout phases of stability, collapse,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    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

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities, 1st Edition

    By Alan J. Marsh

    This title was first published in 2003.Funding for pupils with special educational needs has created resource management difficulties for schools and budgetary control problems for LEAs. Special educational needs is a frequent area of LEA overspending. These issues are particularly important as the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care

    Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications, 1st Edition

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    This title was first published in 2000:  Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constructing Lived Experiences

    Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Bernard

    This title was first published in 2001. Employing a black feminist standpoint, Claudia Bernard offers an in-depth study of black mothers’ responses to the abuse of their children and of the factors which shape their reactions and help-seeking behaviour.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Professionalization and Participation in Child and Youth Care

    Challenging Understandings in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. M .van Den Bergh, F Verheij, E. J Knorth

    This title was first published in 2002. The field of child and youth care is under increasing pressure to optimize its mission: to deliver high quality support and to help children, parents and families in need of care. Two questions have arisen in many countries in the face of this pressure: the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation

    A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson, Marcus Turnbull

    In Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson and Marcus Turnbull offer a comprehensive analysis of contemporary understanding of parental alienation. Grounded in recent scientific advances, this is the first book of its…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

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