Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals: The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model book cover

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model, 1st Edition

    By Lisa D. Hinz

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals is an innovative guide to professional self-care focused not just on avoiding the consequences of failing to take care of oneself, but on optimal health and positive psychology. This new volume builds upon the Expressive Therapies Continuum to introduce…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • Risk in Social Work Practice: Current Issues book cover

    Risk in Social Work Practice

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Whittaker, Brian Taylor

    The study of ‘risk’ in social work involves complex interplay between human behaviour, emotion, evidence of fact, professional values and organisational systems. This book brings together contributions from key social work researchers and theorists from the UK, USA, New Zealand and Italy, writing…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Consciousness-Raising: Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change book cover

    Consciousness-Raising

    Critical Pedagogy and Practice for Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nilan Yu

    Almost everywhere across the world, economic inequality has been rising within and across national borders. The vision of a fairer world embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being assailed by the advance of conservative ideology aided by vitriolic right-wing populism sweeping…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research: Co-production with Community Partners in Action book cover

    Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action, 1st Edition

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Leadership in Child and Family Practice book cover

    Leadership in Child and Family Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margarita Frederico, Maureen Long, Nadine Cameron

    This edited collection situates the wellbeing and safety of vulnerable children as the focus of leadership. It provides a guide to theories and practice of leadership for those who want to make a difference to the lives of these children and their families. Drawing on the experience of a highly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Homeless Person in Contemporary Society book cover

    The Homeless Person in Contemporary Society

    1st Edition

    By Cameron Parsell

    The homeless person is thought to be different. Whereas we get to determine our difference or sameness, the homeless person’s difference is imposed upon them and assumed to be known because of their homelessness. Exclusion from housing – either a commodity that should be accessed from the market or…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences book cover

    Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Audrey Begun, Diana DiNitto, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    ‘Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and Its Consequences’ is one of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare’s Grand Challenges for Social Work, a programme launched in 2012. This book reports on the work of many social work and allied professions scholars, describing current…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Child Sexual Abuse: Moral Panic or State of Denial? book cover

    Child Sexual Abuse

    Moral Panic or State of Denial?, 1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even their abuse online in real time. This now places major…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • 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

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