Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict book cover

    International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Duffy, Jim Campbell, Carol Tosone

    International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict. Social workers make an important…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Positive Social Worker book cover

    The Positive Social Worker

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Collins

    Developed from the author’s own experiences in social work and social work education, this book considers alternative approaches for social workers in dealing with the extensive demands, persistent pressures, and stress that they may face in their daily working lives. The Positive Social Worker is…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Social Work Practice with Multicultural Communities book cover

    Rethinking Social Work Practice with Multicultural Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yolanda C. Padilla, Ruth McRoy, Rocío Calvo

    With research showing that clients from diverse racial and ethnic groups disproportionately experience barriers in their interactions with social services and that providers recognize the need to be better prepared to work with these groups, this book invites us to rethink current approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organized in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community, supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being: Implications for Social Work and Social Policy book cover

    Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being

    Implications for Social Work and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maritta Törrönen, Carol Munn-Giddings, Laura Tarkiainen

    A sense of participation and opportunities to share and participate in activities or groups that are important to them are crucial factors in human wellbeing. This book provides a robust empirical and theoretical analysis of reciprocity and its implications for social work and social policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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

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