Social Work: Social Work Practice

  • The Legacy of William Schwartz: Group Practice as Shared Interaction book cover

    The Legacy of William Schwartz

    Group Practice as Shared Interaction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Gitterman, Lawrence Shulman

    This fine volume celebrates William Schwartz’s lasting contribution to teaching and scholarship and conveys the power of his ideas and their relevance to contemporary practice. This volume serves as a tribute to William Schwartz, whose writings have been a significant centerpiece in the literature…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work book cover

    From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work

    1st Edition

    By Joan K Parry

    Offering some of the most advanced thinking and practice in the arena of social work with groups, From Prevention to Wellness Through Group Work synthesizes the discussions and findings from the Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG). Gathered…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Voices From the Field: Group Work Responds book cover

    Voices From the Field

    Group Work Responds, 1st Edition

    By Albert S Alissi, Catherine C Mergins

    Voices From the Field is the book to challenge you from your cozy position of complacency! By simply opening its pages, you will learn about fascinating developments in group work sequences in group care, empowerment groups in action, and a whole spectrum of practice and education-oriented themes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge

  • Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow: Moving From Theory to Advanced Training and Practice book cover

    Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow

    Moving From Theory to Advanced Training and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin L Stempler, Marilyn Glass, Christine M Savinelli

    A comprehensive introduction to policy and planning approaches, methods, models, ways of thinking, and techniques, Social Group Work Today and Tomorrow is presented in a reader-friendly fashion for persons with no prior formal training in this area. The book teaches social workers, group counselors…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Community Economic Development and Social Work book cover

    Community Economic Development and Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret S Sherraden, William A Ninacs

    In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you’ll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You’ll see how community leaders, residents, community organizations, social workers, city planners, local business owners, bankers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner's Guide book cover

    Self-help for Trauma Therapists

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Pack

    For those offering trauma-informed care, it can be difficult to maintain wellbeing and a balanced, positive outlook when the nature of their job requires frequent engagement with traumatic disclosures. Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner’s Guide intends to assist human service workers-…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults: Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan book cover

    Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion: Promoting Social Justice in Social Work book cover

    Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion

    Promoting Social Justice in Social Work, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Pierson

    In our highly unequal Britain poverty and social exclusion continue to dominate the lives of users of social work and social care services. At the same time, spending cuts and welfare reform have changed the context within which services are delivered. The third edition of this unique textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection: Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

  • Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse: A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume book cover

    Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • Turning Troubles into Problems: Clientization in Human Services book cover

    Turning Troubles into Problems

    Clientization in Human Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Margaretha Järvinen

    Human service professionals deal with a wide range of problems, from child abuse, parenting issues, and elderly care, to addictions, mental illness, sexual assault, unemployment, and criminality. These must be constructed as problems for professionals to appropriately respond to them. Human service…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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