Social Work: Youth Work

  • Youth and Inequality in Education: Global Actions in Youth Work book cover

    Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Working with High-Risk Youth: A Relationship-based Practice Framework book cover

    Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework, 1st Edition

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • How Animals Help Students Learn: Research and Practice for Educators and Mental-Health Professionals book cover

    How Animals Help Students Learn

    Research and Practice for Educators and Mental-Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy R. Gee, Aubrey H. Fine, Peggy McCardle

    How Animals Help Students Learn summarizes what we know about the impact of animals in education and synthesizes the thinking of prominent leaders in research and practice. It’s a much-needed resource for mental-health and education professionals interested in incorporating animals in school-based…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death: Questions and Answers book cover

    Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change book cover

    Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States: The Balance of Needs and Rights book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Adolescent Brain: Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations book cover

    The Adolescent Brain

    Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations, 1st Edition

    By Eveline A. Crone

    In recent years there have been tremendous advances in understanding how brain development underlies behavioural changes in adolescence. Based on the latest discoveries in the research field, Eveline A. Crone examines changes in learning, emotions, face processing and social relationships in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Teen Pregnancy and Parenting: Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions book cover

    Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions, 1st Edition

    By Keri Weed, Jody S Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Children and Young People's Mental Health: Essentials for Nurses and Other Professionals book cover

    Children and Young People's Mental Health

    Essentials for Nurses and Other Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim McDougall

    Children and Young People’s Mental Health equips nurses and healthcare professionals with the essential skills and competencies needed to deliver effective assessment, treatment and support to children and young people with mental health problems and disorders, and their families. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Youth Work Process, Product and Practice: Creating an authentic curriculum in work with young people book cover

    Youth Work Process, Product and Practice

    Creating an authentic curriculum in work with young people, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Ord

    Youth Work Process and Practice provides an overview of the central concerns in youth work today, exploring what youth work actually consists in and developing an authentic theoretical framework for practice. This accessible textbook places the role of the curriculum and idea of practice as a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge

  • Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, Risk and Moral Panic book cover

    Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Piper

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport: second edition book cover

    Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

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