Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy: Guidelines for Equitable Theory and Practice book cover

    Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy

    Guidelines for Equitable Theory and Practice

    By Teresa McDowell, Carmen Knudson-Martin, J. Maria Bermudez

    Socioculturally Attuned Family Therapy addresses the need for socially responsible marriage and family therapy that infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout theory and clinical practice. The text begins with a discussion of societal systems, diversity, and socially just practice. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research: Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents: Challenges and Promise book cover

    Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists book cover

    Working with Co-Parents

    A Manual for Therapists

    By Mary Jeppsen

    Working with Co-Parents is a practical manual for therapists and social workers who work with divorced and/or separated parents of children. Unique among other books that focus on therapy with the parents individually, the author’s model brings the divorced couple together to help them understand…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Roadmap for Families and Professionals book cover

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    A Roadmap for Families and Professionals

    Edited by Briana S. Nelson Goff, Nicole Piland Springer

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides a unique contribution not currently available in the professional literature by addressing the experiences and perspectives of families living with or raising a child with a disability. Designed for family therapists, social workers, and other…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence: Beyond Attachment Theory book cover

    Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting: European Contexts book cover

    Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents: Translating Research into Practice book cover

    Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents

    Translating Research into Practice, 2nd Edition

    By James P Anglin

    Implementing Therapeutic Residential Care with Children and Adolescents presents a foundation framework for well-functioning residential care, and outlines the process of therapeutic care program implementation. It is written for anyone involved in seeking to provide or support good residential…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Identifying Hyperactive Children: The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition book cover

    Identifying Hyperactive Children

    The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition

    By Peter Conrad

    This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976. The book centres on an empirical study of the process of identifying hyperactive children, providing a perceptive and accessible introduction to the concepts and issues involved.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Classics in Sociology

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000: This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Magistrates' Decision-Making in Child Protection Cases book cover

    Magistrates' Decision-Making in Child Protection Cases

    By Rosemary Sheehan

    Making decisions about the care and protection of children who appear before the courts is complex. Attention must be paid to the best interests of the child, the child’s need for their family, community views on parenting, and concern about welfare intrusion into family life. Magistrates have a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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