Social Work: Community Social Work

  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Caring for Older People: An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s book cover

    Caring for Older People

    An Assessment of Community Care in the 1990s

    By Linda Bauld, John Chesterman, Bleddyn Davies, Ken Judge

    This title was first published in 2000: Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive findings…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care: Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications book cover

    Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care

    Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    This title was first published in 2000:  Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care: The Gateshead Community Care Scheme book cover

    Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care

    The Gateshead Community Care Scheme

    By David Challis, John Chesterman, Rosemary Luckett, Karen Stewart

    This title was first published in 2003: This book provides an evaluation of the Gateshead Community Care Scheme which was devised as an alternative to residential and hospital care for frail elderly people. An important feature of the scheme was the decentralization of control of resources to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Protection for Dependency in Old Age: A Study of the Fifteen EU Member States and Norway book cover

    Social Protection for Dependency in Old Age

    A Study of the Fifteen EU Member States and Norway

    By Jozef Pacolet, Ria Bouten, Katia Versieck

    This title was first published in 2000. An up-to-date overview of the systems of social protection for the elderly in the fifteen EU states and Norway. The book also offers a comprehensive comparative analysis of the residential, semi-residential and community services available and explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training: Preparing for and supporting practice book cover

    Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction book cover

    Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence book cover

    Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency: A Critical Framework for Practice book cover

    Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice in social services, yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with young people. This book bridges the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The Post-Release Experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Learning Everywhere on Campus: Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals book cover

    Learning Everywhere on Campus

    Teaching Strategies for Student Affairs Professionals

    Edited by Jane Fried, Ruth Harper

    Although student affairs practitioners play a key role in student learning, few are familiar with learning theories, the design of experiential education, or pedagogical theory. This edited collection describes programs in which student affairs professionals work independently or in collaboration…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century book cover

    Community Mental Health

    Challenges for the 21st Century, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Samuel J. Rosenberg, Jessica Rosenberg

    The newest edition of Community Mental Health continues to be at the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and treatment models that encompass practice in community settings. Experts from a wide range of fields explore the major trends, best practices, and policy issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

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