Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Key Themes in Health and Social Care: A Companion to Learning book cover

    Key Themes in Health and Social Care

    A Companion to Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Key Themes in Health and Social Care is a learning resource for students in health and social care. It provides an overview of foundational issues and core themes in the field and introduces key areas of debate, moving from an introductory level to in-depth discussion as the book progresses.…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03

  • Professional Development in Social Work: Complex Issues in Practice book cover

    Professional Development in Social Work

    Complex Issues in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Seden, Sarah Matthews, Mick McCormick, Alun Morgan

    Social work practice in the twenty-first century is continually changing. Contemporary practitioners work in complex areas and have to do so quickly and competently. This text helps qualified social workers, as well as those about to qualify, to build on their initial studies in order to develop…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03
    Post-qualifying Social Work

  • Social Work Placements: A Traveller's Guide book cover

    Social Work Placements

    A Traveller's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Mark Doel

    Placements can be one of the most exciting parts of your social work training but also one of the most daunting. This Guide will help you to make the most of your practice learning opportunities. The guide highlights how you can make the most of your placement, as well as anticipating some of the…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12
    Student Social Work

  • European Social Policy and Social Work: Citizenship-Based Social Work book cover

    European Social Policy and Social Work

    Citizenship-Based Social Work, 1st Edition

    By Hans van Ewijk

    European Social Policy and Social Work explores shifts in international social policies and how they affect national trends and thus the context for social work practice. The book discusses international and national social work strategies and practice and investigates the responsibilities for…

    Paperback – 2009-09-21

  • Violence and Abuse Issues: Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services book cover

    Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services, 1st Edition

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of…

    Paperback – 2009-06-29

  • Evidence-based Social Work: A Critical Stance book cover

    Evidence-based Social Work

    A Critical Stance, 1st Edition

    By Mel Gray, Debbie Plath, Stephen Webb

    Evidence-based practice is now a core element of many governments’ approaches to policy-making and social intervention. It has become a powerful movement that promises to change the content and structure of social work and its allied professions. Its emergence has generated much debate and raised…

    Paperback – 2009-05-11

  • Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth book cover

    Social Work Practice with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Through personal narratives and case studies, this fully updated second edition explores the childhood and adolescent experiences of transgendered persons. Addressing the differences between male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) individuals and identifying the specific challenges of…

    Paperback – 2009-03-03

  • Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations book cover

    Violence Against Women

    Vulnerable Populations, 1st Edition

    By Douglas A. Brownridge

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Psychology for Social Workers: Black Perspectives on Human Development and Behaviour book cover

    Psychology for Social Workers

    Black Perspectives on Human Development and Behaviour, 2nd Edition

    By Lena Robinson

    Social work education has recently undergone major changes, with anti-discriminatory practice being a high priority area in professional training. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: understand and counteract…

    Paperback – 2008-12-11

  • Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups book cover

    Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Gitterman, Robert Salmon

    What do you have to know, today, to be an effective group worker and what are the different group work approaches? With 110 articles and entries, this book provides a comprehensive overview of social work with groups from its initial development to its astounding range of diverse practice today…

    Paperback – 2008-10-30

  • Strength and Diversity in Social Work with Groups: Think Group book cover

    Strength and Diversity in Social Work with Groups

    Think Group, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol S. Cohen, Michael H Phillips, Meredith Hanson

    How can groups effectively meet the needs of humans in areas as diverse as aid, responsibility, action, healing, learning and acceptance? This edited volume aims to address these issues and provide ways to extend the current reach and quality of social work with groups. Based on a selection of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05

  • Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice: Synthesizing Knowledge, Research, and Values book cover

    Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice

    Synthesizing Knowledge, Research, and Values, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher G. Petr

    Multidimensional Evidence-Based Practice (MEBP) is a new and comprehensive approach to determining best practices in social services. MEBP improves upon traditional evidence-based approaches by incorporating the views of consumers and professionals, qualitative research and values. The book begins…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30
    Social Work Practice in Action

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