Social Work Products

  • Backs Against the Wall

    Battered Women's Resistance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy A McCloskey, Marilyn H. Sitaker

    Backs Against the Wall: Battered Women’s Resistance Strategies tackles several controversial aspects involved with intimate partner violence (IPV)—namely the approaches many victims use when resisting their oppressors. This sensitive and sensible feminist perspective concerning battered women's use…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23

  • Assessment in Residential Care for Children and Youth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Rodenhiser

    Residential treatment for children and youth (RTCY) programs not only need to be explored for the efficacy of the programs, but also in the actual assessment of various aspects of those programs. Assessment in Residential Care for Children and Youth provides practical information on the placement…

    Paperback – 2008-11-14

  • A Textbook of Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Brian Sheldon, Geraldine Macdonald

    Where did professional social work originate from? How effective are social work interpretations in the lives of vulnerable people? A Textbook of Social Work provides a comprehensive discussion of social work practice and its evidence-base. It strikes a balance between the need for social workers…

    Paperback – 2008-11-05

  • Probation and Parole

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Phillips

    Probation and Parole Departments must provide for the protection of society as well as the rehabilitation of the offending individual. Probation and Parole: Current Issues presents leading authorities offering various broad and specific aspects of the controversial topic along with the latest…

    Paperback – 2008-11-04

  • Partnership Working

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Douglas

    Partnership working is recognised as the most effective way of improving social care services, and a non-negotiable part of the government’s aim is to provide a seamless care service. However, for students undertaking placements or for more experienced professionals moving to a different service…

    Paperback – 2008-10-29

  • Becoming Citizens

    Deepening the Craft of Youth Civic Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Ross VeLure Roholt, Michael Baizerman, R. W. Hildreth

    The decreasing rate of involvement in organized groups and with voting by young people is a disturbing trend that perhaps can be turned around. Becoming Citizens: Deepening the Craft of Youth Civic Engagement brings together civic education, experiential education, and political theory to provide a…

    Paperback – 2008-10-02

  • Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamsin Cottis

    People with intellectual disabilities have emotional and mental health needs just like anyone else. Until recently however there has been little research of effective psychological treatment or direct, accessible psychotherapy provision for this client group. Intellectual Disability, Trauma and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-15

  • Best Practices in Residential Treatment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rodney A Ellis

    Best Practices in Residential Treatment is a detailed examination of the latest information on empirically tested, evidence-based interventions and procedures across the many dimensions of residential treatment practice. Respected authorities from a broad range of professions provide a truly…

    Paperback – 2008-09-09

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20

  • Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society

    A Multidisciplinary Handbook, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dr Suman Fernando, Frank Keating

    This new edition of Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society is an authoritative, comprehensive guide on issues around race, culture and mental health service provision. It has been updated to reflect the changes in the UK over the last ten years and features entirely new chapters by over twenty…

    Paperback – 2008-08-15

  • Strength and Diversity in Social Work with Groups

    Think Group, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol S. Cohen, Michael H Phillips, Meredith Hanson

    How can groups effectively meet the needs of humans in areas as diverse as aid, responsibility, action, healing, learning and acceptance? This edited volume aims to address these issues and provide ways to extend the current reach and quality of social work with groups. Based on a selection of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05

  • Relational Theory for Social Work Practice

    A Feminist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Freedberg

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! Relational Theory for Social Work Practice introduces social workers to the burgeoning feminist scholarship on relational theories and the practical application of these theories with diverse populations. It emphasizes the practical application of the basic…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05

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