Social Work: Youth Work

  • Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency: New Directions in Research and Intervention book cover

    Psychological Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency

    New Directions in Research and Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new research dedicated to understanding the link between psychological trauma and juvenile delinquency. Building on the work of the previous decade which uncovered shocking rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress among juvenile justice-involved youth…

    Hardback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge

  • From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker's Guide to Working with Survivors book cover

    From Trauma to Healing

    A Social Worker's Guide to Working with Survivors, 1st Edition

    By Ann Goelitz

    From Trauma to Healing: A Social Worker’s Guide for Working With Survivors is the next significant publication on trauma in the field of social work. Since September 11 and Hurricane Katrina, social workers have come together increasingly to consider how traumatic events impact practice. From…

    Paperback – 2013-02-22
    Routledge

  • Skills in Neighbourhood Work book cover

    Skills in Neighbourhood Work

    4th Edition

    By Paul Henderson, David N. Thomas

    Skills in Neighbourhood Work is a practice textbook. It explains the skills, knowledge and techniques needed by community workers and other practitioners to work effectively in and with communities. While the principles and methods it describes have stood the test of time, the political, economic…

    Paperback – 2012-11-09
    Routledge

  • Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults: A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy book cover

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults

    A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Brad Sachs

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual…

    Paperback – 2012-11-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Family Diversity and Home - School Relations: A guide for students and practitioners in early years and primary settings book cover

    Understanding Family Diversity and Home - School Relations

    A guide for students and practitioners in early years and primary settings, 1st Edition

    By Gianna Knowles, Radhika Holmstrom

    How can adults in Early Years settings and primary schools fully embrace the diverse nature of family life of the children they are working with? This essential text will help students and those already working with children to understand both theoretically and practically, what may constitute a ‘…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge

  • Thinking Comprehensively About Education: Spaces of Educative Possibility and their Implications for Public Policy book cover

    Thinking Comprehensively About Education

    Spaces of Educative Possibility and their Implications for Public Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Edmund W. Gordon

    While much is known about the critical importance of educative experiences outside of school, little is known about the social systems, community programs, and everyday practices that can facilitate learning outside of the classroom. Thinking Comprehensively About Education sheds much-needed light…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge

  • Transforming Youth Justice book cover

    Transforming Youth Justice

    1st Edition

    By Anna Souhami

    In 1997 the newly modernized Labour party swept into power promising a radical overhaul of the youth justice system. The creation of inter-agency Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) for the delivery of youth justice services were the cornerstone of the new approach. These new YOTs were designed to tackle…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Children in Difficulty: A guide to understanding and helping book cover

    Children in Difficulty

    A guide to understanding and helping, 3rd Edition

    By Julian Elliott, Maurice Place

    Written by two leading experts in the field, this welcome third edition of Children in Difficulty: A guide to understanding and helping discusses some of the most common, yet incapacitating, difficulties that are frequently encountered by young children and adolescents. This includes such topics as…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

  • 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

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