Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Group Work on the Edge: Working with Marginalized People book cover

    Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Next Steps: Decision Cases for Social Work Practice book cover

    Next Steps

    Decision Cases for Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lori Franklin, Jonathan Kratz, Karen Gray

    Social work students consistently struggle to apply theory to practice, or use the knowledge of textbooks and classrooms in the field. Vignettes and scenarios represented in textbooks are often simplistic, too tidy to be realistic, and with clean resolutions. Next Steps: Decision Cases for Social…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Integrated Care book cover

    Social Work and Integrated Care

    1st Edition

    By Robin Miller

    Social Work and Integrated Care draws on the latest research, practice and theory to explore integration within both child and adult services. Although all the home nations in the UK view integrated care as a top priority within health and social care policy, many people experience fragmented care.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Pacific Social Work: Navigating Practice, Policy and Research book cover

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Decolonised and Developmental Social Work: A Model from Nepal book cover

    Decolonised and Developmental Social Work

    A Model from Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Raj Yadav

    This is the first book to cover existing debates on decolonising and developmental social work whilst equipping readers with the understanding of how to translate the idea of decolonisation of social work into practice. Using new empirical data and an extensive detail of social, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody: Circles of Support and Accountability book cover

    The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions book cover

    Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy to read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work: Current Issues book cover

    Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Taylor, Andrew Whittaker

    Professional judgement and decision making are central to social work, both in everyday professional practice and in public perceptions of social work as a profession. This book examines key issues that are relevant today. The chapters cover child protection, mental health, and elder care…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Restorative and Responsive Human Services book cover

    Restorative and Responsive Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite

    In Restorative and Responsive Human Services, Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, and Valerie Braithwaite bring together a distinguished collection providing rich lessons on how regulation in human services can proceed in empowering ways that heal and are respectful of human relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge

  • The International Development of Social Work Education: The Vietnam Experience book cover

    The International Development of Social Work Education

    The Vietnam Experience, 1st Edition

    By Edward Cohen, Alice Hines, Laurie Drabble, Hoa Nguyen, Meekyung Han, Soma Sen, Debra Faires

    A robust infrastructure for education and training is vital for the development of an emerging social work education in developing countries. This books fills a gap in the existing literature by providing analysis of international practice methods which can be used by developing countries to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Social Work and Disasters: A Handbook for Practice book cover

    Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge

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