Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Risk in Social Work Practice: Current Issues book cover

    Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-04 
    Routledge

  • An Adaptive Tapestry: The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice book cover

    An Adaptive Tapestry

    The Micro-Macro Spectrum of Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

    By Stacey Hardy

    Adaptive Tapestry is a new textbook for cultural competence and diversity courses in social work. This book takes the position that professional competence cannot exist in the absence of cultural competence. If culture is the lens through which we all experience and navigate our world, social work…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals: The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model book cover

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model

    By Lisa Hinz

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Homeless People: Identities, Agency, and Choice book cover

    Homeless People

    Identities, Agency, and Choice

    By Cameron Parsell

    Homeless people provide direct and often confronting evidence of our failures to achieve the most basic standards of equality. The presence of people living on the streets forces us to consider how our societies – and the public institutions, communities, and families that comprise them – could do…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Child Welfare: Perspectives from Social Work book cover

    Child Welfare

    Perspectives from Social Work

    By Kathryn Krase, Tobi Delong-Hamilton

    Child Welfare is comprehensive text for child welfare courses taught from a social work perspective. This textbook provides a single source for all material necessary to providing a contextual child welfare course. The material in this text is designed to meet the needs of social work students…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Consiousness-Raising: Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change book cover

    Consiousness-Raising

    Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change

    By Nilan Yu

    Almost everywhere across the world, economic inequality has been rising within and across national borders. The vision of a fairer world embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being assailed by the advance of conservative ideology aided by vitriolic right-wing populism sweeping…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research: Co-production with Community Partners in Action book cover

    Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice book cover

    Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Maureen Long, Nadine Cameron

    This edited collection situates the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable children as the focus of leadership. It provides a guide to theories and practice of leadership for those who want to make a difference to the lives of these children and their families. Drawing on the experience of a highly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    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

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People: Minding the Knowledge Gaps book cover

    Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    This groundbreaking book offers a synthesis of perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) ageing issues, as well as a critical analysis of both what is known about LGBT ageing and what is not yet known. There are significant gaps in knowledge in this area, as research has privileged…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences book cover

    Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences

    Edited by Audrey Begun, Diana DiNitto, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    ‘Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and Its Consequences’ is one of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare’s Grand Challenges for Social Work, a programme launched in 2012. This book reports on the work of many social work and allied professions scholars, describing current…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge

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