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  • Supervision in Social Workby Alfred Kadushin; Daniel Harkness

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 89.99

    First published in 1976, Supervision in Social Work has become an essential text for social work educators and students, detailing the state of the field and the place, function, and challenges of supervision in social work practice. This fifth edition takes into account the sizable number of articles and books published on supervision since 2002.... more...

  • Performance Evaluation in the Human Servicesby Simon Slavin; Wayne Matheson; Kenneth Millar; Cornelius Van Dyk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Performance Evaluation in the Human Services is a practical, specific book for managers on how to conduct performance evaluations. The book moves beyond the traditional rating scale and focuses on a new model involving the employee in the evaluation process. It stresses the need for evaluation scales to match the job description in a manner that is... more...

  • Introduction to Social Work Practiceby Herschel Knapp

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 60.00

    A practical workbook for Social Work students that presumes no prior clinical experience and uses no technical psychological jargon. more...

  • Social Work Liveby Carol Dorr

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 62.99

    This book includes five video-recorded interviews that students can identify with, critique, and imagine doing themselves to learn about practice. It does more than just teach interviewing skills; it helps demonstrate how to link what is said in an interview to different theories and practice skills. Each interview goes into sufficient depth to tease... more...

  • The Personal and the Political (RLE Social Theory)by Paul Halmos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Are human misery, poverty and despair a result of personal inadequacy or social injustice? Therefore is the solution to these problems psychotherapy or political action? In one of the most important books on social work for a decade, Paul Halmos tries to resolve a dilemma which many social workers experience acutely ? the conflict between a desire... more...

  • Expanding Addiction: Critical Essaysby Robert Granfield; Craig Reinarman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The study of addiction is dominated by a narrow disease ideology that leads to biological reductionism. In this short volume, editors Granfield and Reinarman make clear the importance of a more balanced contextual approach to addiction by bringing to light critical perspectives that expose the historical and cultural interstices in which the disease... more...

  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby James Guthrie; Giuseppe Marcon; Salvatore Russo; Federica Farneti

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 131.99

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Servicesby Rolf Rønning; Marcus Knutagard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the importance and utility of innovation but also promoting... more...

  • Social Workers' Desk Referenceby Kevin Corcoran; Albert R. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 97.99

    In the first and second editions of the Social Workers' Desk Reference , the changes that were occurring in social work practice, education, and research were highlighted and focused upon. This third edition continues in the same tradition and continues to respond to the changes occurring in society and how they are impacting the education, research,... more...

  • The Neighborhood Emergency Response Handbookby Scott Finazzo

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A COMPLETE, STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PREPARING YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY TO AID FIRST RESPONDERS DURING A DISASTER SITUATION Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don?t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families... more...