Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices: In Whose Best Interests? book cover

    Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Birgit Sauer, Barbara Gornik

    Unaccompanied minor migrants are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Supervision in Social Work: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • The Social Work and K-12 Schools Casebook: Phenomenological Perspectives book cover

    The Social Work and K-12 Schools Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Jerry Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, Wendy Winograd

    This volume offers a collection of nine case studies from clinical social workers in K-12 schools, each from a phenomenological perspective, with the objective of educating MSW students and early career social work clinicians. Each chapter is framed with pre-reading prompts, reading comprehension…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Parental Vigilant Care: A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers book cover

    Parental Vigilant Care

    A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers

    Edited by Haim Omer

    This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents. The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence. Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    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 – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Engendering Violence: Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood book cover

    Engendering Violence

    Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood

    By Myra J. Hird

    Bringing together unique international research from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Europe, this book presents a detailed examination of the violence perpetrated by males and females within the context of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Based on illuminating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice book cover

    Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Tod Augusta-Scott, Katreena Scott, Leslie M. Tutty

    Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice speaks to what can be done to effectively intervene to end intimate partner violence against women. Including contributions from both researchers and practitioners, chapters describe service innovations across…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children: Perspectives on Research and Policy book cover

    Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies book cover

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

    By Bridget A. Walsh, Lydia DeFlorio, Melissa M. Burnham, Dana A. Weiser

    Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies is the first text to introduce human development and family studies (HDFS) as inextricably linked areas of study, giving students a complex yet realistic view of individuals and families. Pioneers of research paradigms have acknowledged that the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • The Transformation of Sexuality: Gender and Identity in Contemporary Youth Culture book cover

    The Transformation of Sexuality

    Gender and Identity in Contemporary Youth Culture

    By Thomas Johansson

    How do contemporary young people construct their sexual identities? Are young people sexually liberated, or is human sexuality increasingly controlled and manipulated by commercial forces? Thomas Johansson explores the construction of sexual identities by young people as part of a wider process of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

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