Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organized in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community, supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Learning Critical Reflection: Experiences of the Transformative Learning Process book cover

    Learning Critical Reflection

    Experiences of the Transformative Learning Process, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Béres, Jan Fook

    Learning Critical Reflection documents the actual learning experiences of social work students and practitioners. It explores how a more in-depth understanding of the process of learning, combined with an analysis of how to critically reflect, will help improve the learning process. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Communication and Interviewing Skills for Practice in Social Work, Counselling and the Health Professions book cover

    Communication and Interviewing Skills for Practice in Social Work, Counselling and the Health Professions

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Higham

    This book supports and develops the communication and interviewing skills of professional practitioners and student practitioners in social work, counselling, and the health professions. Combining work on personal and social constructs, the search for meaning, and ecological theory, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

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

    Next Steps

    Decision Cases for Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    By Lori D. Franklin, Jonathan R. Kratz, Karen A. 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 – 2019-05-21
    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 continue to experience…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • 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 – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers book cover

    Counselling Skills for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Hilda Loughran

    Counselling skills are very powerful. Really listening and providing compassionate empathy without judging 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 interventions that work…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Working More Creatively with Groups book cover

    Working More Creatively with Groups

    4th Edition

    By Jarlath Benson

    In this classic text Jarlath Benson presents the basic and essential knowledge required to set up and work with a group. He looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skilfully. As well as covering the different stages in the life of a group, the book emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    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 – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Work in a Changing Scotland book cover

    Social Work in a Changing Scotland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree, Mark Smith

    Scotland has changed, politically and culturally, in recent years, with persistent demands for independence culminating in a referendum in 2014. On this fluid political landscape, social welfare can be co-opted towards a wider ‘nation-building’ project. As a result, social work in Scotland is…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Work Theory and Methods: The Essentials book cover

    Social Work Theory and Methods

    The Essentials, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Paul Stepney

    This gateway text lays the foundations for a thorough knowledge of the theory and methods that social workers need. Pulling together the work of a team of experts, this book uses the innovative “theorizing practice” approach, rather than the traditional “applying theory to practice” approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People book cover

    Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

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