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Human Services

  • The Law and Child Developmentby Mavis Maclean; Emily Buss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 325.00

    This volume asks what legal and socio legal scholarship can contribute to understanding the role of law in the care and development of children. The editors have selected key articles ranging from theoretical analysis to empirical data based research that address the law's approach in the United States and the United Kingdom to resolving parenting... more...

  • Effective Interventions for Children in Needby Barbara Maughan; Michael Little

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 250.00

    This book sets out the current state of knowledge about what works in reducing impairments to children?s health and development. Little and Maughan?s book applies a high standard of proof and reproduces only the work of the leading intervention scientists from around the world. After discussing the real world challenges to more effective children?s... more...

  • Defining and Classifying Children in Needby Nick Axford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    Need is a popular but controversial concept in social policy. 'Needs-led' has become a mantra in children's services in recent years, yet theorists still argue about the meaning and value of the concept of 'need'. There are lots of needs assessment at the individual child and population levels, but case files vary enormously in quality and reports... more...

  • Child Developmentby Michael Little; Barbara Maughan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    This book provides a good foundation for understanding influences on children?s health and development. The volume brings together in a single reference source the world?s leading thinkers on children?s health and development. It sets out the basic concepts that underpin the study of child development and response to impairments to development, including... more...

  • An Introduction to Social Work Theoryby David Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Social workers need to recognize the critical role that theory plays both in the way they make sense of what is going on and in the way they order their work. Such recognition clarifies practice for both the worker and the client. David Howe's classic text provides a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which... more...

  • Children in State Careby June Thoburn; Mark Courtney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 375.00

    This volume brings together a selection of the most influential and informative English language refereed journal articles on children in out-of-home care, their birth relatives and carers. The articles, which include empirical research and critiques of policy and practice, are mainly from the UK and USA, but include some coverage of child placement... more...

  • Social Work Case Managementby Michael Holosko

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 72.00

    Social Work Case Management: Case Studies From the Frontlines by Michael J. Holosko is an innovative book that equips readers with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective case management practitioners in a variety of health and human service organizations. A must-read for students and professionals in social work, this important work... more...

  • The Undesirablesby Mark Isaacs

    Hardie Grant Books 2017; US$ 8.99

    When it comes to asylum seekers on Nauru, we learn only what the Australian government wants us to know. In the wake of The Nauru Files, see eyewitness accounts of what is happening inside the Nauru detention centre through The Undesirables. Mark Isaacs went to work inside the Nauru detention centre in 2012. As a Salvation Army employee, he provided... more...

  • Racism in the United States, Second Editionby PhD MSW Joshua Miller; PhD MSW Ann Marie Garran

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 79.99

    "This text fills an enormous gap in the field. The interactive style makes it accessible to both graduate and undergraduate students, providing thought-provoking insight into a complex topic. Of special note is the book's contemporary focus on social identity formation and intersectionality. Through exercises and examples, it encourages self-awareness... more...

  • Occupational Therapy in Australiaby Ted Brown; Helen Bourke-Taylor; Stephen Isbel; Reinie Cordier

    Allen & Unwin 2017; US$ 44.54

    A foundational textbook for occupational therapy undergraduates providing a guide to practice issues in the Australian context. more...