Social Work Products

  • Substance Abuse Prevention

    The Multiple Faces of a Changing Profession, 2nd Edition

    By Julie Hogan

    Since the first edition, the substance abuse prevention field has significantly changed. This book will provide the student with an new orientation to the changing field of substance abuse which includes three sections; Part I – the changing face of prevention knowledge; Part II - the changing face…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Working with the Human Trafficking Survivor

    What therapists, human service and health care providers need to know

    Edited by Mary C Burke

    Working With the Human Trafficking Survivor fills a void in existing literature by providing students, faculty and professionals in applied, helping disciplines, with a comprehensive text about human trafficking with a focus on clinical issues. This book gives an overview of the medical care,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Children in Foster Care

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse

    The Insiders

    By Robert Blackburn Knight, Mark Falstein

    Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse!The pseudonymous author of A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders had everything a man could want: intelligence, physical strength, financial security, close friends, a loving girlfriend, a home in the most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • International Reflections on Approaches to Mental Health Social Work

    Edited by Malcolm Golightley, Gloria Kirwan

    Growing out of an interest in exploring the contemporary contexts and practices related to mental health social work across the world, this book provides a range of insights into the social factors which contribute, sometimes quite significantly, to the emergence of mental health problems for…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge

  • All My Relations: Understanding the Experiences of Native Americans with Disabilities

    Edited by Hilary N. Weaver, Francis K. Yuen

    Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet there is very little published scholarship concerning…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Performance Evaluation in the Human Services

    By Simon Slavin, Wayne Matheson, Kenneth Millar, Cornelius Van Dyk

    Performance Evaluation in the Human Services is a practical, specific book for managers on how to conduct performance evaluations. The book moves beyond the traditional rating scale and focuses on a new model involving the employee in the evaluation process. It stresses the need for evaluation…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society

    Problems and Opportunities

    By Roselle Kurland, Robert Salmon

    This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today’s troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples of practice and theory. Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society examines the social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Leadership in Healthcare

    Director's Perspectives

    By Gary Rosenberg, Andrew Weissman

    In this insightful book, a broad group of social work managers discusses what makes an effective social work administrator. The contributing authors describe their work and work environment, detailing what qualities and traits are needed--within themselves, their co-workers, and their organizations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

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