Social Work Products

  • Disability and Social Work Education

    Practice and Policy Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis K.O. Yuen, Carol B. Cohen, Kristine Tower

    Bridging the chasm between the disabled and a just and fair society takes skill, dedication, and a deep understanding of the issues. Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues presents leading social work experts providing insightful, effective strategies to address the…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10

  • Researching Trust and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Brownlie, Alexandra Greene, Alexandra Howson

    There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Environmental Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mel Gray, John Coates, Tiani Hetherington

    Social work has been late to engage with the environmental movement. Often working with an exclusively social understanding of environment, much of the social work profession has overlooked the importance of environmental issues. However, recently, the impact of and worldwide attention to climate…

    Paperback – 2012-10-05

  • Critical Reflection in Context

    Applications in Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Fook, Fiona Gardner

    Critical reflection enables practitioners – especially those within health and social care –to theorise from their own practice, improving and developing their work and practising both creatively and professionally. This book provides an accessible overview of the influential Fook/Gardner Critical…

    Paperback – 2012-09-27

  • Social Work: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Mark Doel

    Social Work: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the often misrepresented world of social work. This accessible book presents a broad view of contemporary social work, exploring its roots and its possible future. It dispels myths surrounding social work, addresses media debates, and offers…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    The Basics

  • Care Work in Europe

    Current Understandings and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work in Europe provides a cross-national and cross-sectoral study of care work in Europe today, covering policy, provision and practice, as well as exploring how care work is conceptualized and understood. Drawing on a study which looks at care work across the life course in a number of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-17

  • Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being…

    Hardback – 2012-01-16

  • 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

  • Becoming a Solution Detective

    A Strengths-Based Guide to Brief Therapy, 2nd Edition

    By John Sharry, Brendan Madden, Melissa Darmody

    If you are interested in making your practice solution-focused quickly and effectively, look no further than this text. The authors, co-founders of the Brief Therapy Group, demystify the process of psychotherapy, making the concept of solution-based therapy accessible and relevant for newcomers to…

    Paperback – 2011-11-22

  • Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture…

    Hardback – 2011-11-04

  • Deprivation and Delinquency

    1st Edition

    By D. W. Winnicott

    Edited by Clare Winnicott, Ray Shepherd, Madeleine Davis

    "Winnicott was a healer with the qualities of a parent, a magician, a teacher, a poet and a friend. The editors of this book have done a great service in collecting and arranging papers dating from the experiences of the evacuation in the Second World War up to some of Winnicott’s continued…

    Paperback – 2011-09-05
    Routledge Classics

  • Advancing Youth Work

    Current Trends, Critical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Fusco

    This path-breaking book brings together an international list of contributors to collectively articulate a vision for the field of youth work, sharing what they have learned from decades of experience in the training and education of youth workers. Carefully designed evaluation and research studies…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29

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