Social Work: Social Work Practice

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

    Decolonised, Developmental Social Work

    A Model from Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Raj Kumar Yadav

    This is the first book to cover existing debates on decolonising 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 political dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

  • Restorative and Responsive Human Services book cover

    Restorative and Responsive Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite

    While both restorative justice and responsive regulation represent vibrant traditions of scholarship and practice, they continue to travel on mainly separate tracks and tend to be understood as matters best suited to criminal justice. The hard questions remain about when, how, with whom, and in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Work with Adults: Theory and Practice with Wellbeing, Health and Social Care book cover

    Social Work with Adults

    Theory and Practice with Wellbeing, Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Helen Barnes, Rhoda Castle

    The promotion of wellbeing has come to form a core principle of contemporary health and social care policy, and is a value at the heart of social work mandates and service user standpoints. Wellbeing, defined originally by the World Health Organisation, can be broadly understood as a positive,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-28 
    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 Debra Faires, Soma Sen, Meekyung Han, Hoa Nguyen, Laurie Drabble, Alice Hines, Edward Cohen

    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 – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    By Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, decolonizes the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in Pacific social work and rejuvenates current practice models to enhance evolving Pacific perspectives by: • Incorporating Pacific epistemologies…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen 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 47 chapters divided into six sections: 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 – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Working with Domestic Violence: Contexts and Frameworks for Practice book cover

    Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Child Welfare: Perspectives from Social Work book cover

    Child Welfare

    Perspectives from Social Work, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers book cover

    Counselling Skills for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Hilda Loughran

    Counselling skills are very powerful. Being really listened to and receiving compassionate empathy without being judged is a core part of social work practice with service users. This book provides a theoretically informed understanding of the core skills required to provide counselling…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Work and the Visual Imagination: Seeing with the Mind's Eye book cover

    Social Work and the Visual Imagination

    Seeing with the Mind's Eye, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Froggett, Julian Manley, Martin Smith, Alastair Roy

    Images are inscribed in the memory more easily than words, and some remain with the viewer for a lifetime. Combining hindsight, insight and foresight, the chapters in this book turn a spotlight onto various aspects of health, social work and socially engaged arts practice. The visual imagination is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

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