Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • 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

  • Fieldwork Training in Social Work book cover

    Fieldwork Training in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for fieldwork practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum, delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

  • Social Work Practice with War-Affected Children: The Importance of Family, Art, Culture, and Context book cover

    Social Work Practice with War-Affected Children

    The Importance of Family, Art, Culture, and Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myriam Denov, Meaghan C. Shevell

    This book explains the effects of war and armed conflict on individual children and their family system, and how culturally responsive social work practice should take into account the diversity and heterogeneity of their needs and lived experiences. Unpacking social work practice with children…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Empowerment: A Primer book cover

    Empowerment

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Schutz

    This book provides an interdisciplinary examination of the multiple meanings of "empowerment." Rather than seeking to define and critique this term, it draws out a range of different meanings, exploring diverse possibilities for action and engagement. We must carefully examine the possibilities…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 International Development of Social Work Education: The Vietnam Experience book cover

    The International Development of Social Work Education

    The Vietnam Experience, 1st Edition

    By Edward Cohen, Alice Hines, Laurie Drabble, Hoa Nguyen, Meekyung Han, Soma Sen, Debra Faires

    A robust infrastructure for education and training is vital for the development of an emerging social work education in developing countries. This book fills a gap in the existing literature by providing analysis of international practice methods which can be used by developing countries to develop…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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

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

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions book cover

    Systems Theory for Social Work and the Helping Professions

    1st Edition

    By Werner Schirmer, Dimitris Michailakis

    Social systems occur in many contexts of social work. This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to systems thinking for social workers who will encounter social problems in their professional practice or academic research. It offers new insights and fresh perspectives on this familiar topic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

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

    Decolonised and Developmental Social Work

    A Model from Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Raj Yadav

    This is the first book to cover existing debates on decolonising and developmental 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

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