Social Work: Child and Family Social Work

  • 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 – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

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

    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 – 2017-03-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Adopted Women and Biological Fathers

    Reimagining stories of origin and trauma

    By Elizabeth Hughes

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers offers a critical and deconstructive challenge to the dominant notions of adoptive identity. The author explores adoptive women’s experiences of meeting their biological fathers and reflects on personal narratives to give an authoritative overview of both the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse

    The Insiders

    By Robert Blackburn Knight, Mark Falstein

    Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse!The pseudonymous author of A Man's Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders had everything a man could want: intelligence, physical strength, financial security, close friends, a loving girlfriend, a home in the most…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-12
    Routledge

  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities

    Edited by Stephen Gilmore

    This volume represents key scholarship on the issue of parental rights and responsibilities, selected from a dense forest of literature. The collection offers an overview of the subject and covers topics such as: underlying rationales of who or what is a parent; legal concepts of ’parent’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems

    By Pooja Sawrikar

    Multiculturalism in Western countries continues to grow, but responsiveness to it with culturally sensitive research, policy and practice has been slower to develop. This lag could be accused of enabling institutional racism – that is, culturally insensitive practices and policies can cause or…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Tomorrow's Criminals

    The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions

    By N. Wim Slot, Machteld Hoeve

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    It has been acknowledged for some years that the early onset of delinquency can predict a long and serious criminal career. Most resources are targeted at the teenage years but this book argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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