Social Work: Youth Work

  • In Care and After: A Positive Perspective book cover

    In Care and After

    A Positive Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Chase, Antonia Simon, Sonia Jackson

    Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15

  • Sex, Drugs and Young People: International Perspectives book cover

    Sex, Drugs and Young People

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Andrew Ball, Purnima Mane

    Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ‘adolescence’. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Stress Relief for Teachers: The Coping Triangle book cover

    Stress Relief for Teachers

    The Coping Triangle, 1st Edition

    By Claire Hayes

    Even the best teachers can feel overwhelmed with the pressures of the job and become prone to anxiety, depression and anger. This book offers teachers an easily implemented and proven approach to dealing with these feelings in a more helpful way, enabling them to cope with taxing situations as well…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15

  • Themes and Stories in Youthwork Practice book cover

    Themes and Stories in Youthwork Practice

    1st Edition

    By Mark Krueger

    Learn to follow the rhythms of building a relationship with youth at riskThemes and Stories in Youth Work Practice takes a refreshing look at the creative possibilities of working with youth in a variety of group care and developmental settings. Author Mark Krueger presents an innovative approach…

    Paperback – 2004-12-27

  • Youth Policy and Social Inclusion: Critical Debates with Young People book cover

    Youth Policy and Social Inclusion

    Critical Debates with Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Barry

    Taking a holistic and multidisciplinary approach this book identifies and analyzes the factors which promote or discourage social inclusion of young people in today’s society. It critically examines the discriminatory attitudes towards young people, and focuses on the 'problem' of adults rather…

    Paperback – 2004-12-20

  • A Guide to Interviewing Children: Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police Lawyers and Social Workers book cover

    A Guide to Interviewing Children

    Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police Lawyers and Social Workers, 1st Edition

    By Claire Wilson, Martine Powell

    Children may be witnesses to crimes or accidents, or suspected victims of abuse or neglect, or they may be involved in some form of legal action such as custody cases. In these situations, they may need to be interviewed formally, and if this is not done properly, incorrect or inadequate…

    Paperback – 2001-05-03

  • Working with Children on the Streets of Brazil: Politics and Practice book cover

    Working with Children on the Streets of Brazil

    Politics and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Walter de Oliveira

    Reaffirm your political and spiritual commitment to helping the poor and oppressed!How can teachers and social workers reach the endangered kids who seldom come to school? By going to the streets, where the children live, work, fight, steal, get sick, sell their bodies, and all too often die.…

    Paperback – 2001-03-07

  • Young People, Housing and Social Policy book cover

    Young People, Housing and Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Rugg

    Presenting up-to-date empirical research on the subject of young people, housing and social policy in contemporary Britain, this book considers the issue of young people's early housing histories in the context of a range of government policy initiatives aimed at the group. It offers a critique of…

    Paperback – 1999-06-17

  • Youth, The 'Underclass' and Social Exclusion book cover

    Youth, The 'Underclass' and Social Exclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Macdonald

    The idea that Britain, the US and other western societies are witnessing the rise of an underclass of people at the bottom of the social heap, structurally and culturally distinct from traditional patterns of `decent' working-class life, has become increasingly popular in the 1990s. Anti-work,…

    Hardback – 1997-10-02

  • Youth And Social Policy: Youth Citizenship And Young Careers book cover

    Youth And Social Policy

    Youth Citizenship And Young Careers, 1st Edition

    By Bob Coles

    This book is intended as a key text for advanced undergraduates in social policy, social work, and youth/community work. It can also be used as a supplementary text for sociology of education/work/stratification, criminology, education, and personal reference for researchers and practitioners.…

    Hardback – 1995-06-29

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