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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Help a child meet the challenges of the “real” world! Our children spend a significant amount of time in school, working to develop the skills they need to succeed in the “real” world. But more and more, they face social and emotional challenges that can't be effectively addressed during school hours. Community Interventions to Create Change in Children... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 19.95
In 1949, a crime reporter looking for a way to fill a column published the nation?s ten worst criminals as classified by the FBI: two accused murderers, four escaped convicts, a bank robber, and three “confidence men.? In addition to the stark black and white photos that accompanied the article, the public was most moved by the idea that law enforcement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
In the new health care environment, social workers are being called upon to act as case managers, coordinators, evaluators, therapists, and researchers. International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Care brings together academics and practitioners to discuss what managed care, cost containment, corporatization, and pre-payment portend for social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Here is a remarkable new volume for understanding the interrelatedness of the primary family group and the formed therapeutic group. Multiple family therapy is a special type of group practice that involves the members of several families meeting together with a professional to work on common family concerns. Rosemary Cassano, acclaimed for her qualitative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book provides an account of the distinctive way in which penal power developed outside the metropolitan centre. Proposing a radical revision of the Foucauldian thesis that criminological knowledge emerged in the service of a new form of power ? discipline ? that had inserted itself into the very centre of punishment, it argues that Foucault?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Crime and Social Policy discusses the criminal justice system in England and Wales in an accessible and engaging manner. This title guides students through the system's complexities, reviewing its history, highlighting current problems, and offering recommendations as to where and how it can be improved. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 32.95
How do you balance the needs of children, adults and their families when carrying out social work assessments? With tools and frameworks that make sense of the interface between adult problems and children's safety, this practical guide will help social workers generate high quality assessments that consider the well-being of both adults and children. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00
A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
Here is a major new volume for practitioners, researchers, and those concerned with future policies to promote the welfare of children and families. The patterns of support and the ability of family members to care for each other have changed along with the problems for the health and functioning of families. In Families as Nurturing Systems, respected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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, providing accessible phenomenological descriptions... more...