Social Work Products

  • International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon, Nick Manning, James Midgley, Gillian Pascall

    Available in paperback for the first time, this milestone work offers an in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written…

    Paperback – 2010-04-08

  • Managing in Health and Social Care

    2nd Edition

    By Vivien Martin, Julie Charlesworth, Euan Henderson

    Managing in Health and Social Care is about developing skills to manage and improve health and social care services. The focus throughout is on the role that a manager can play in ensuring effective delivery of high-quality services. Examples from social care and health settings are used to…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22

  • Approaches to Substance Abuse and Addiction in Education Communities

    A Guide to Practices that Support Recovery in Adolescents and Young Adults, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Roth, Andrew J. Finch

    This book is designed to increase the awareness among mental health professionals and educators about the potential sources of support for students struggling with substance abuse, addiction and compulsive behaviors. The book includes a description of the scope of the problem of substance abuse in…

    Paperback – 2010-02-01

  • Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-11

  • The Social Work of Museums

    1st Edition

    By Lois H. Silverman

    Museums may not seem at first glance to be engaged in social work. Yet, Lois H. Silverman brings together here relevant visitor studies, trends in international practice, and compelling examples that demonstrate how museums everywhere are using their unique resources to benefit human relationships…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25

  • Learning and Work and the Politics of Working Life

    Global Transformations and Collective Identities in Teaching, Nursing and Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terri Seddon, Lea Henriksson, Beatrix Niemeyer

    Large scale changes in work and education are a key feature of contemporary global transformations, with a pervasive politics that affects people’s experiences of workplaces and learning spaces. This thought-provoking book uses empirical research to question prevailing debates surrounding…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23

  • Evidence-based Interventions for Social Work in Health Care

    1st Edition

    By Marcia Egan

    Social work practice in health care requires that practitioners be prepared to meet the interdisciplinary and managed care demands for best practices in efficacious, time-limited, and culturally competent interventions, with populations across the lifespan. This text is designed to meet that demand…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18

  • Evidence for Child Welfare Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Austin

    This book provides a "work-in-progress" that seeks to capture the micro (direct service) and macro (managerial) perspectives related to identifying evidence for practice within the practice domain of public child welfare. It is divided into two categories; namely, evidence for direct practice and…

    Paperback – 2009-10-01

  • Working in Social Work

    The Real World Guide to Practice Settings, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Rosenberg

    After graduating, students in social work are faced with the daunting and stressful decision of choosing their specialty from the many that are available to them.  JessicaRosenberg has designed this guidebook to make this process easier, providing students with real world and practical…

    Paperback – 2009-09-25

  • Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

    1st Edition

    By Alex Copello, Jim Orford, Ray Hodgson, Gillian Tober

    Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category at the 2010 BMA Medical Books Awards! This book serves as a manual for clinicians working with people with alcohol problems. The manual is based on previous research in addiction treatment, including family and social network interventions, as well the…

    Paperback – 2009-06-22

  • Social Work and Global Mental Health

    Research and Practice Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Serge Dumont, Myreille St-Onge

    This book presents respected experts, researchers, and clinicians providing the latest developments in social work knowledge and research. It discusses the latest in mental health research, information on violence, trauma and resilience, and social policies. Different mental health and social work…

    Paperback – 2009-03-24

  • Behavioral Medicine

    A Social Worker's Guide, 1st Edition

    By John S. Wodarski

    Health care costs and the effective management of health care are of primary importance and concern to federal, state, and local governments. Consequently, it is necessary to develop innovative, successful, and integrated cost-effective treatments and procedures. Behavioral Medicine presents a new…

    Paperback – 2009-02-03

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