Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • Group Work on the Edge: Working with Marginalized People book cover

    Group Work on the Edge

    Working with Marginalized People, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hall

    Group work is a key intervention method in social work across many different settings and Group Work On The Edge introduces its theoretical basis and fundamental skills. Exploring how ‘tidy’ theory can be applied to working in 'messy' – flexible or informal – settings, it also gives specific…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Work and Integrated Care book cover

    Social Work and Integrated Care

    1st Edition

    By Robin Miller

    Social Work and Integrated Care draws on the latest research, practice and theory to explore integration within both child and adult services. Although all the home nations in the UK view integrated care as a top priority within health and social care policy, many people experience fragmented care.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Becoming an Effective Counselor: A Guide for Advanced Clinical Courses book cover

    Becoming an Effective Counselor

    A Guide for Advanced Clinical Courses, 1st Edition

    By Justin E. Levitov, Kevin A. Fall

    Becoming an Effective Counselor is a textbook for advanced clinical courses that guides counselors in training through the most challenging phases of their academic preparation. Chapters blend skills-based content, real-world student examples, and opportunities for personal reflection to help…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Development for Social Change book cover

    Community Development for Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Rod Purcell, Dave Beck

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • A Handbook for Support Workers in Health and Social Care: A person-centred approach book cover

    A Handbook for Support Workers in Health and Social Care

    A person-centred approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Mackreth, Bryony Walker

    Support workers are key deliverers of care in the UK, often hugely valued by those people they provide care for. Their roles and responsibilities are increasing in the midst of ever-changing health and social care systems. A Handbook for Support Workers in Health and Social Care recognises the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination book cover

    The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Jones

    The Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) is a screening assessment completed on all babies between six and seventy-two hours of age. The examination is an opportunity for practitioners to identify babies who may be at risk or have been born with a congenital abnormality. This concise guide…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide book cover

    Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges

    Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Jones

    Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Nursing and Health Survival Guides

  • Emotional Development book cover

    Emotional Development

    1st Edition

    By Dale Hay

    Emotional development offers a chapter-by-chapter introductory survey of all aspects of emotional development from infancy to adolescence, from delight, surprise and love to anger, distress and fear. Taking a chronological approach, each chapter focuses on a specific emotion and covers the theories…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Dementia has become a priority for health and social care services across the world. An increasing number of older people has resulted in an increasing number of people with dementia, often with complex needs, and we need to look at new humane and efficient ways of supporting people. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Global Health Governance and Policy: An Introduction book cover

    Global Health Governance and Policy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Missoni, Guglielmo Pacileo, Fabrizio Tediosi

    This textbook outlines the fundamentals of global health, introducing it as a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores global health’s social, political, economic and environmental determinants, and the role of both state and non-state actors in an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Lifespan Developmental Systems: Meta-theory, Methodology & the Study of Applied Problems book cover

    Lifespan Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology & the Study of Applied Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ellen A. Skinner, Thomas Kindermann, Andrew Mashburn

    Everything you always wanted to know about theories, meta-theories, methods, and interventions but didn't realize you needed to ask This innovative textbook takes advanced undergraduate and graduate students "behind the curtain" of standard developmental science, so they can begin to appreciate the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

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