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What are children’s rights and where do they come from? Why is it necessary for children and young people to have their rights defined? What difficulties do practitioners face in developing a rights based approach to their daily work with children, young people and their families? What can children…
Paperback – 2019-03-30
Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…
Paperback – 2019-02-28
This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…
Paperback – 2019-01-23
Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…
Paperback – 2017-08-23
Addressing the changing world of professionalism, this text combines theory, research and practice, using real case studies, to investigate the process of becoming professional. Mapping the journey from allied or associate practitioner positions through qualifying and into advanced practitioner…
Paperback – 2017-06-06
Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…
Paperback – 2017-05-30
This book draws upon the Colorado Model of Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work – a holistic, client-centered, collaborative approach that uses a trauma-informed care framework – to outline the numerous roles and skills of a forensic social worker. The comprehensive, developmentally informed…
Paperback – 2018-10-16
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Families describes SFBT from a systemic perspective and provides students, educators, trainers, and practitioners with a clear explanation and rich examples of SFBT and systemic family therapy. Family therapists will learn how SFBT works with families,…
Paperback – 2018-10-12
Using Diagrams in Psychotherapy presents the Visually Enhanced Therapy framework, a unique approach to communicating information in psychotherapy. The framework brings visual information processing principles and techniques into the practice of psychotherapy to help therapists communicate more…
Hardback – 2018-10-10
The United Nation's International Day of Older Persons, is celebrated on 1st October. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure people can grow old with dignity. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons, addresses important issues surrounding our growing elderly population, with a particular focus on older people in residential care in major regions throughout the world.
We are delighted to welcome Ashgate Publishing and Gower books into the Taylor & Francis Group.
Breastfeeding and work: babies need more than just (pumped) milk, they also need their mother’s bodies
In this article Dr Bueskens explores one of the key issues facing mothers as they return to work; breastfeeding, and whether or not they will be able to feed while they are working.
Breastfeeding: Providing support for the challenges women face is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. It contains a collection of curated content from some our top titles and leading experts.
"Disability is both a fascinating intellectual conundrum and an urgent political issue. Despite progress with disability research, there remain considerable gaps in our knowledge and understanding of disability, and there are major problems in the ways in which society responds to the challenge of disability." Tom Shakespeare (Disability Research Today)
Our NEW Disability Studies collection, features books for professionals and researchers, authored by leading experts, to help fill your knowledge gaps.
Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination provides some key information to help someone care for a loved one.
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I commission new books in social work, social policy and welfare. I am keen to hear from any prospective authors interested in publishing on social problems and social work as well as a range of related areas including: ageing and end-of-life care; child protection and welfare; violence and abuse; substance abuse; family policy; criminal justice; disability studies and special needs; race, migration and social exclusion; poverty and inequality; housing; environmental policy; labour and unemployment; human rights and social justice. I am happy to discuss all book types from high-level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.
A FreeBook brought to you by Routledge, to help raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing during the perinatal period. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
A FreeBook brought to you by Routledge, covering key topics in social work. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
Read our interview with renowned author Herman Koren, who talks about his latest release, Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability.
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