Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work book cover

    The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Jordan

    In recent years, social work academics and practitioners have highlighted the need to "re-claim" methodologies which unpack creativity and resourcefulness. In the bleakest of times many turn to humour to survive. Making a unique contribution to social work thought, this is the first book to focus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Working More Creatively with Groups book cover

    Working More Creatively with Groups

    4th Edition

    By Jarlath Benson

    In this classic text Jarlath Benson presents the basic and essential knowledge required to set up and work with a group. He looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skilfully. As well as covering the different stages in the life of a group, the book emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Social Work: An Outline for the Intending Student book cover

    Social Work

    An Outline for the Intending Student, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1970, Social Work is an introduction for students and others who are thinking of taking up social work, or who want to know what social work is. The book begins by outlining the development of social work in the United Kingdom. It describes the methods social workers use,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Recording in Social Work book cover

    Recording in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1972 Recording in Social Work looks at how recording has always been claimed as one of the necessary activities of social workers, whatever form of social work they undertake. The book deals systematically with recording, and the theory and practice recording takes, as well…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Perspectives in Social Work book cover

    Perspectives in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms, Rita Timms

    Perspectives in Social Work was originally published in 1977 and provides a text for social workers in training to use. The book argues for a more philosophical approach to both understanding and doing social work and seeks to establish simple and basic elements in social work, asking questions…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Receiving End book cover

    The Receiving End

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1973, The Receiving End looks at the British welfare services for deprived children. The book is comprised of essays from individuals that have been on the receiving end of the social help agencies, such as adoption societies, fostering agencies and children’s homes. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Language of Social Casework book cover

    Language of Social Casework

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1968, Language of Social Casework considers the way in which social workers commonly neglect language. It is suggested that part of this neglect is due to the ways in which social workers and their critics envisage the activity of social work. The traditional criticisms of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Philosophy in Social Work book cover

    Philosophy in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noel Timms, David Watson

    Originally published in 1978, Philosophy in Social Work is a collection of papers that invites reflective consideration of the philosophical issues arising out of social work. The work stemmed from a series of meetings at the University of Glasgow, designed to encourage philosophers to look at…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Social Work Values: An Enquiry book cover

    Social Work Values

    An Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1983 Social Work Values is a sustained enquiry about the present situation of social work. It describes the treatment of social work values in the social work literature and in research, and pursues three distinct avenues towards an improvement on the present…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Psychiatric Social Work in Great Britain: 1939-1962 book cover

    Psychiatric Social Work in Great Britain

    1939-1962, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1964 Psychiatric Social Work looks at psychiatric social work as an established form of professional social work in Great Britain, as well as the mental health policy introduced at the time of the book’s publication. The book looks at how social workers in the 1960s were…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Art in Social Work Practice: Theory and Practice: International Perspectives book cover

    Art in Social Work Practice

    Theory and Practice: International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ephrat Huss, Eltje Bos

    This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new ideas. It…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Promoting Non-Violence: Social Work Conversations about Violence book cover

    Promoting Non-Violence

    Social Work Conversations about Violence, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Heery

    The use of violence within relationships, families or communities is a major public health issue across the world. As such, it will continue to require global, strategic and preventative measures across educational, social care and criminal justice systems. This book draws on the author’s gritty…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

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