Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Violence: A Guide for the Caring Professions book cover

    Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions, 1st Edition

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy: The needs of battered women and the response of the public services book cover

    Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness book cover

    Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Battered Women as Survivors book cover

    Battered Women as Survivors

    1st Edition

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    First published in 1990, this book is based on a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime against women and reveals the relationship between personal…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence in the Family: An annotated bibliography book cover

    Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Complexity and Social Work book cover

    Complexity and Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Hans Van Ewijk

    Being socially competent is essential in late modern society. We expect people to find their own accommodation, partner, job, community and lifestyle and struggle to find answers for those who are not able or do not have the opportunity to achieve these things. By placing social complexity, social…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Social Theory for Social Work: Ideas and Applications book cover

    Social Theory for Social Work

    Ideas and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Trying to understand how the world looks through the eyes of individuals and groups and how it shapes the ways they think and act is something social workers do all the time. It is what social theorists do too. This book identifies and explains in a highly accessible manner the absolute…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    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

  • What Social Workers Need to Know: A Psychoanalytic Approach book cover

    What Social Workers Need to Know

    A Psychoanalytic Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marion Bower, Robin Solomon

    Social work deals with the heavy end of human difficulties such as cruelty, self-destructiveness, and severe and enduring mental health problems. How do social workers make sense of the emotional difficulties which come with the realities of practice? Understanding our clients is the best way of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25
    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

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training: Preparing for and supporting practice book cover

    Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction book cover

    Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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