Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences book cover

    Implementing the Grand Challenge of Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and its Consequences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Audrey Begun, Diana DiNitto, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    ‘Reducing and Preventing Alcohol Misuse and Its Consequences’ is one of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare’s Grand Challenges for Social Work, a programme launched in 2012. This book reports on the work of many social work and allied professions scholars, describing current…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Social Work in a Changing Scotland book cover

    Social Work in a Changing Scotland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Viviene E. Cree, Mark Smith

    Scotland has changed, politically and culturally, in recent years, with persistent demands for independence culminating in a referendum in 2014. On this fluid political landscape, social welfare can be co-opted towards a wider ‘nation-building’ project. As a result, social work in Scotland is…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Child Sexual Abuse: Moral Panic or State of Denial? book cover

    Child Sexual Abuse

    Moral Panic or State of Denial?, 1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    Child sexual abuse is a major public policy challenge. Many child protection measures were beginning to reduce its occurrence. However, that progress was impeded by online grooming, the downloading of indecent images of children and even their abuse online in real time. This now places major…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice book cover

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Wendt, Nicole Moulding

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • International Perspectives on Group Work: Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching book cover

    International Perspectives on Group Work

    Leadership, Practice, Research, and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Puig, Bogusia Skudrzyk, Julieta Monteiro-Leitner, A. Michael Hutchins

    The counselling profession in the United States is calling for increased international collaboration, engagement, and understanding of the global issues which impact the way in which counsellors conduct their professional practice, teaching, and research. This book captures the experiences of group…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation book cover

    Understanding and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Beckett, Jenny Pearce

    The issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has received intense scrutiny in recent years, following a number of high profile legal cases, serious case reviews and inquiries. This has resulted in increasing expectations that those working in the field will know how to appropriately manage and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Consultation in Mental Health: Guidelines for the New Consultant book cover

    Collaborative Consultation in Mental Health

    Guidelines for the New Consultant, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenda Fredman, Andia Papadopoulou, Emma Worwood

    Collaborative Consultation in Mental Health: Guidelines for the New Consultant offers a practical guide for professionals working ‘indirectly’ with clients through consultation with staff. As resources become more scarce in public services and a greater number of people seek mental health…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services book cover

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services, 1st Edition

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

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

  • 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

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