Social Work: Youth Work

  • 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

  • The Evaluator's Cookbook: Exercises for participatory evaluation with children and young people book cover

    The Evaluator's Cookbook

    Exercises for participatory evaluation with children and young people, 1st Edition

    By Angus McCabe, Katrice Horsley

    Participation is a vital element of working with children and young people – ensuring that services are meeting their needs as well as promoting citizenship, resilience and general well-being. The Evaluator’s Cookbook contains 21 participatory evaluation exercises for use with children, young…

    Paperback – 2008-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System: Through the Cracks book cover

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System

    Through the Cracks, 1st Edition

    By Lois Weinberg

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find them permanent places to live, appropriate schooling, and other essentials they need to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Routledge

  • Developing an Empirically Based Practice Initiative: A Case Study in CPS Supervision book cover

    Developing an Empirically Based Practice Initiative

    A Case Study in CPS Supervision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny L Jones, Paul Sundet

    Developing an Empirically Based Practice Initiative documents practice techniques that were used during a three-year training/demonstration project for child welfare supervisors working in the frontlines of child protection services in the Southeastern United States. This unique book is a guide to…

    Paperback – 2007-10-15
    Routledge

  • Childhood: Services and Provision for Children book cover

    Childhood

    Services and Provision for Children, 1st Edition

    By Phil Jones, Dorothy Moss, Pat Tomlinson, Sue Welch

    Childhood: Services and Provision for Children provides an important and timely contribution to the field of Childhood and Youth Studies. This cutting-edge text brings together, within a critical framework, an understanding and discussion of a broad range of services, ideas and themes, and…

    Paperback – 2007-09-27
    Routledge

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