Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Turning Troubles into Problems: Clientization in Human Services book cover

    Turning Troubles into Problems

    Clientization in Human Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Margaretha Järvinen

    Human service professionals deal with a wide range of problems, from child abuse, parenting issues, and elderly care, to addictions, mental illness, sexual assault, unemployment, and criminality. These must be constructed as problems for professionals to appropriately respond to them. Human service…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Social Work in a Global Context: Issues and Challenges book cover

    Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Practicing Rights: Human rights-based approaches to social work practice book cover

    Practicing Rights

    Human rights-based approaches to social work practice, 1st Edition

    By David Androff

    Social work Codes of Ethics of professional organizations around the world appeal to the concept of people having ‘rights’ that social workers need to respect and advocate for. However, it isn’t always clear how social workers can actually incorporate human rights-based approaches in their practice…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Relational Theory for Clinical Practice book cover

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Sharon Freedberg

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice offers students and practitioners a conceptual framework for thinking relationally about social work with clients within a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural framework.  Integrating relational theory with the principles of clinical practice, and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice book cover

    Working with Involuntary Clients

    A Guide to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Trotter

    Many social workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients. These positions are demanding, and require a specific set of skills. The new edition of this successful book provides an accessible and practical guide for managing difficult and sensitive relationships and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • Analysing Social Work Communication: Discourse in Practice book cover

    Analysing Social Work Communication

    Discourse in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Hall, Kirsi Juhila, Maureen Matarese, Carolus van Nijnatten

    With communication and relationships at the core of social work, this book reveals the way it is foremost a practice that becomes reality in dialogue, illuminating some of the profession’s key dilemmas. Applied discourse studies illustrate the importance of talk and interaction in the construction…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services book cover

    Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanne F. Cook, Keith A. Alford, Jennifer Uhrich, Pat Conway

    This collection presents creative strategies and programs designed to address needs of families in the context of rural communities. Even before the most recent worldwide economic crisis, many rural families in the United States struggled to meet basic needs. As needs in rural communities have…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge

  • Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence book cover

    Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Practice in Social Work: Development of a New Professional Culture book cover

    Evidence-based Practice in Social Work

    Development of a New Professional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Haluk Soydan, Lawrence A. Palinkas

    The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality. Evidence-based Practice in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Faith-based Organizations book cover

    Social Work and Faith-based Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Beth R. Crisp

    Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups book cover

    A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups

    3rd Edition

    By Dominique Moyse Steinberg

    Group work is a popular and widely used social work method. Focusing particularly on the central role of mutual aid in effective group work, this text presents the theoretical base, outlines core principles, and introduces the skills for translating those theories and principles into practice. A…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04
    Routledge

  • Skills for Using Theory in Social Work: 32 Lessons for Evidence-Informed Practice book cover

    Skills for Using Theory in Social Work

    32 Lessons for Evidence-Informed Practice, 1st Edition

    By James A. Forte

    Using theory, research evidence and experiential knowledge is a critical component of good social work. This unique text is designed to help social work students and practitioners to integrate theorizing into practice, demonstrating how to search for, select and translate academic knowledge for…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04
    Routledge

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