Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity book cover

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    Group Work Stories Celebrating Diversity is a most timely book about group work practice and education that highlights the theme of diversity, which encompasses acceptance and respect for various dimensions of difference. Dimensions of diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Policy: Social Welfare in a World on the Move book cover

    Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalization of economies, labour markets, education, social services, and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being: Implications for Social Work and Social Policy book cover

    Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being

    Implications for Social Work and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maritta Törrönen, Carol Munn-Giddings, Laura Tarkiainen

    A sense of participation and opportunities to share and participate in activities or groups that are important to them are crucial factors in human wellbeing. This book provides a robust empirical and theoretical analysis of reciprocity and its implications for social work and social policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions book cover

    Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in 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 – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia: Concepts, Practice and Rights book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice book cover

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Wendt, Nicole Moulding

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • International Perspectives on Group Work: Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching book cover

    International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services book cover

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services, 1st Edition

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence: A Guide for the Caring Professions book cover

    Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions, 1st Edition

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

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