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  • Spirituality Matters in Social Work

    Connecting Spirituality, Religion, and Practice

    By Jim Dudley

    Offering a focus that is lacking (or not clearly evident) in most spirituality books, Dudley addresses specific ways of incorporating spirituality into practice and integrates many of the contributions of other writers into an overall eclectic practice approach. His approach revolves around many of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 4th Edition

    By Anissa Rogers

    This human behavior text is take a life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. The text also comes with a companion set of readings and five unique cases that encourage your students to "learn by doing" and to apply their knowledge of human behavior to best…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Lee Anne Bell

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-03 

  • HIV Treatment Adherence

    Challenges for Social Services

    Edited by Lana Sue Ka'opna, Nathan L. Linsk

    Learn the latest social service interventions to promote HIV medication adherenceHighly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) can significantly improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. Still, benefits rely on the steady adherence to the medication regimen as prescribed. Social Work…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Social Work and Social Welfare

    An Invitation, 4th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-04 
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Homes of the London Poor and the Bitter Cry of Outcast London

    By Octavia Hill, Andrew Mearns

    Originally published together in 1970, this study collects two essays on the housing situation of London in the nineteenth century. Homes of the London Poor was first published in 1875 and written by Octavia Hill, the granddaughter of the pioneer of sanitary reformation, Dr. T. Southwood Smith.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-26 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Why Do I Need Research and Theory?

    A Guide for Social Workers

    By Jennifer Anderson-Meger

    This book is based on the idea that social work as a profession can do better with advancing our mission if practitioners are knowledgeable, skilled, critical thinkers that use research to inform practice. This is a user-friendly, student directed book form to help students understand the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 

  • Community Practice and Urban Youth

    Social Justice Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

    By Melvin Delgado

    Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses. Practitioners in these fields, too, will find the book particularly useful in furthering the integration of social justice as a conceptual and philosophical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Social Work, the Media and Public Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Nigel Parton

    Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge Revivals

  • Group Work

    Skills and Strategies for Effective Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Sondra Brandler, Camille P. Roman

    The new edition of Group Work adds a focus on diversity and the use of self in group work, an area too often neglected in professional training but essential to meeting current competence standards set by the Council on Social Work Education. As in previous editions, students and professors will…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02

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