Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • 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

  • Restorative and Responsive Human Services book cover

    Restorative and Responsive Human Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite

    In Restorative and Responsive Human Services, Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, and Valerie Braithwaite bring together a distinguished collection providing rich lessons on how regulation in human services can proceed in empowering ways that heal and are respectful of human relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work: Current Issues book cover

    Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Taylor, Andrew Whittaker

    Professional judgement and decision making are central to social work, both in everyday professional practice and in public perceptions of social work as a profession. This book examines key issues that are relevant today. The chapters cover child protection, mental health, and elder care…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Ageing as a Migrant: Vulnerabilities, Agency and Policy Implications book cover

    Ageing as a Migrant

    Vulnerabilities, Agency and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruxandra Oana Ciobanu, Tineke Fokkema, Mihaela Nedelcu

    Motivated by the steady increase in the population of older migrants worldwide, this book acknowledges the diversity within this population group and provides an interdisciplinary and multi-level approach for studying older migrants’ strategies to overcome vulnerability. The book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Contemporary Practices in Social Work Supervision: Time for New Paradigms? book cover

    Contemporary Practices in Social Work Supervision

    Time for New Paradigms?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Lambert Engelbrecht

    This book is a timely review of scholarship in social work supervision; re-examining the state of knowledge, research and practice; and asking if it is time for a new paradigm for the field. The contributors present a universal paradigm in social work around what we understand social work to be,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody: Circles of Support and Accountability book cover

    The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Social Work and Disasters: A Handbook for Practice book cover

    Social Work and Disasters

    A Handbook for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Tricia Hazeleger, Desley Hargreaves

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of social workers in disaster work, including in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Working with Domestic Violence: Contexts and Frameworks for Practice book cover

    Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers book cover

    Counselling Skills for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Hilda Loughran

    Counselling skills are very powerful. Really listening and providing compassionate empathy without judging is a core part of social work practice with service users. This book provides a theoretically informed understanding of the core skills required to provide counselling interventions that work…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Social Work and the Visual Imagination: Seeing with the Mind's Eye book cover

    Social Work and the Visual Imagination

    Seeing with the Mind's Eye, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Froggett, Julian Manley, Martin Smith, Alastair Roy

    Images are inscribed in the memory more easily than words, and some remain with the viewer for a lifetime. Combining hindsight, insight and foresight, the chapters in this book turn a spotlight onto various aspects of health, social work and socially engaged arts practice. The visual imagination is…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

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