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  • Supervision in Social Work: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia book cover

    Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang

    Asia has long been a testing ground for efforts to augment financial and social security by developing assets that may support individuals and households and contribute to long-term social development. Rapid growth in the number and breadth of asset-based social policies has prompted Asian scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Transnational Social Policy: Social Welfare in a World on the Move book cover

    Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalization of economies, labour markets, education, social services, and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Working with High-Risk Youth: A Relationship-based Practice Framework book cover

    Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework, 1st Edition

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World book cover

    Social Work in a Glocalised World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children: Perspectives on Research and Policy book cover

    Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • Reflective Thinking in Social Work: Learning from student narratives book cover

    Reflective Thinking in Social Work

    Learning from student narratives, 1st Edition

    By Mekada Julia Graham

    It is vital that social work students learn to integrate their personal and professional selves if they are to meet the challenges of social work in complex changing environments. This accessible text is designed to enable readers to explore and build on their existing skills and abilities,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • The Practice of Generalist Social Work book cover

    The Practice of Generalist Social Work

    4th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    The fourth edition of The Practice of Generalist Social Work continues to teach students to apply micro, macro, and mezzo social work skills. This new edition strengthens the connection between the three levels of practice and is fully updated to the 2015 EPAS. This edition also contains more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    New Directions in Social Work

  • The Social Workers' Toolbox: Sustainable Multimethod Social Work book cover

    The Social Workers' Toolbox

    Sustainable Multimethod Social Work, 1st Edition

    By Herman de Mönnink

    The Social Workers' Toolbox aims to bring order to the diversity of tools which are so characteristic of social work: assessment tools, practice tools and outcome-measurement tools. The tools described in this Toolbox can be directly put into practice and adapted to the social workers’ personalized…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity: The path to resilience and recovery book cover

    Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities book cover

    Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities

    1st Edition

    By Mohammed Baobaid, Lynda M. Ashbourne

    This informative new volume presents the Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response (CIFSR) model that is currently being used by the Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI) in London, Ontario. Created to support immigrant and newcomer families from collectivist…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society: Problems and Opportunities book cover

    Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society

    Problems and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Roselle Kurland, Robert Salmon

    This book presents the wide range and diversity of effective group work practice in today’s troubled society. Representing the best in current practice, chapters discuss modern group work and contain rich examples of practice and theory. Group Work Practice in a Troubled Society examines the social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

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