Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • How Liberal Child Welfare Policy Destroys Black Lives book cover

    How Liberal Child Welfare Policy Destroys Black Lives

    By James Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational sycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This groundbreaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Early Development from Conception to Four: A guide to provision and practice book cover

    Understanding Early Development from Conception to Four

    A guide to provision and practice

    By Sheila Nutkins, Catriona McDonald

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Children's Rights: A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice book cover

    Understanding Children's Rights

    A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice

    By Karen Dr Winter, Bronagh Dr Byrne, Katrina Dr Lloyd

    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 – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Children's Agency: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts from across the continent to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship book cover

    It's My Life Now

    Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship, 3rd Edition

    By Meg Kennedy Dugan, Roger R. Hock

    Now in its third edition, It’s My Life Now is a guide for survivors who have left an abusive relationship. It addresses—in clear, non-threatening language—various issues associated with abuse and violence, including post-relationship emotions, psychological impact, dealing with children, personal…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice book cover

    Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Nadine Cameron, Maureen Long

    Bringing together contributions from leading specialists and professionals in the field, this book provides an important overview of the knowledge and skills required for high quality leadership within the risk averse and challenging area of child and family practice. It comprises a mixture of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • Conversation Analysis for Social Work: Talking with Youth in Care book cover

    Conversation Analysis for Social Work

    Talking with Youth in Care

    By Gerald de Montigny

    What is social work? How should we set about answering this question? Should we develop a series of logically ordered concepts and categories to then generate systematic theories and taxonomies, engaging in what Harold Garfinkel, the founder of ethnomethodology (EM) called "formal analysis"? Or,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years book cover

    Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    By Patricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and intervention book cover

    Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention, 2nd Edition

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescent Mental Health is an accessible overview of effective treatment and prevention programs for youths with mental health problems. It addresses some of the most common mental health issues among young people, including externalizing, internalizing and drug use problems. The volume…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault: Forging Enduring Safety book cover

    Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    Parental child sexual assault is the most hidden and complex forms of child abuse and one of the most difficult to guard against. This is the first book to provide an evidence-based approach to working with parental child sexual assault which includes intervention with the offending father, child…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge Academic

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