Social Work: Youth Work

  • Critical Issues in Youth Work Management book cover

    Critical Issues in Youth Work Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Ord

    This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge

  • Learning to Liberate: Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education book cover

    Learning to Liberate

    Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education, 1st Edition

    By Vajra Watson

    Few problems in education are as pressing as the severe crisis in urban schools. Though educators have tried a wide range of remedies, dismal results persist. This is especially true for low-income youth of color, who drop out of school—and into incarceration—at extremely high rates. The dual…

    Paperback – 2011-11-16
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners book cover

    Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bradford, Fin Cullen

    Rigorous research is crucial to effective work with young people and increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research…

    Paperback – 2011-09-16
    Routledge

  • Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions book cover

    Advancing Youth Work

    Current Trends, Critical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Fusco

    This path-breaking book brings together an international list of contributors to collectively articulate a vision for the field of youth work, sharing what they have learned from decades of experience in the training and education of youth workers. Carefully designed evaluation and research studies…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29
    Routledge

  • Educational Experiences of Hidden Homeless Teenagers: Living Doubled-Up book cover

    Educational Experiences of Hidden Homeless Teenagers

    Living Doubled-Up, 1st Edition

    By Ronald E. Hallett

    Homeless youth face countless barriers that limit their ability to complete a high school diploma and transition to postsecondary education. Their experiences vary widely based on family, access to social services, and where they live. More than half of the 1.5 million homeless youth in America are…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge

  • Social Justice in Group Work: Practical Interventions for Change book cover

    Social Justice in Group Work

    Practical Interventions for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anneliese A. Singh, Carmen F. Salazar

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values -…

    Hardback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge

  • Ethical Issues in Youth Work book cover

    Ethical Issues in Youth Work

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sarah Banks

    This fully updated new edition of Ethical Issues in Youth Work presents a comprehensive overview and discussion of a range of ethical challenges facing youth workers in their everyday practice. The first part offers a clear outline of the nature of professional ethics, relevant ethical theories and…

    Paperback – 2010-05-21
    Routledge

  • Youth Workers, Stuckness, and the Myth of Supercompetence: Not knowing what to do book cover

    Youth Workers, Stuckness, and the Myth of Supercompetence

    Not knowing what to do, 1st Edition

    By Ben Anderson-Nathe

    Youth workers and other helping professionals regularly find themselves in situations where, despite their experience and education, they simply do not know what to do or how to respond to the circumstances facing them. This book takes up the moment of not-knowing as experienced by youth workers,…

    Paperback – 2010-02-09
    Routledge

  • Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies book cover

    Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Kassem, Lisa Murphy, Elizabeth Taylor

    Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies presents an informed and critical commentary on a range of key issues related to children and childhood, from birth to eighteen years. Challenging current orthodoxies within the adult world on the nature of childhood, it is an essential text for students of…

    Paperback – 2009-11-02
    Routledge

  • Official Portraits and Unofficial Counterportraits of At Risk Students: Writing Spaces in Hard Times book cover

    Official Portraits and Unofficial Counterportraits of At Risk Students

    Writing Spaces in Hard Times, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Meyer

    This book chronicles 5th and 6th grade writers - children of gang members, drug users, poor people, and non-documented and documented immigrants - in a rural school in the southwest US coming into their voices, cultivating those voices, and using those voices in a variety of venues, beginning with…

    Paperback – 2009-10-30
    Routledge

  • Young People and Sexual Exploitation: 'It's Not Hidden, You Just Aren't Looking' book cover

    Young People and Sexual Exploitation

    'It's Not Hidden, You Just Aren't Looking', 1st Edition

    By Jenny J. Pearce

    Work with sexually exploited young people can be rewarding yet difficult. They can be hard to access, often presenting challenging behaviour. Sometimes it is painful to hear their life stories, whether these include abuse through the Internet or exploitation experienced through having been…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation: Perspectives from Theory and Practice book cover

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young…

    Paperback – 2009-08-11
    Routledge

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