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  • Action Learning in Social Workby Christine Abbott; Paul Taylor

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    This book is a complete guide for those practitioners who facilitate action learning and who can, in turn, develop the reflective practice and critical thinking skills now demanded of Newly Qualified Social Workers. more...

  • Effective Commissioning in Health and Social Careby Richard Field; Judy Oliver

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    A practical introduction developed to underpin core aspects of commissioning services in health and social care with tools and strategies that really work, this is a step-by-step guide to the commissioning process and will help the reader better understand the skills required for good commissioning, the challenges they may face and how to approach... more...

  • Effective Advocacy in Social Workby Jane Dalrymple; Jane Boylan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00

    Advocacy is an essential skill for social workers who need to be able to speak confidently on behalf of service-users in a range of situations. In this new book, Jane Dalrymple and Jane Boylan explore the theory and research behind advocacy and draw on a range of case studies to demonstrate how to achieve best practice. more...

  • Social Work Practice with Older Peopleby Rory Lynch

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 34.00

    Exploring the key theoretical approaches and methods of intervention with older people, this uniquely positive, practical book helps social workers to identify, understand and facilitate their service-users' wishes for wellbeing and a fulfilling older age. more...

  • Human Services Integrationby Michael J Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Addressing the multiple meanings of service integration, Human Services Integration analyzes how motivations and expectations for social service integration differ significantly among different players in the service system. In a period of major budget cutbacks and welfare reform, however, it is important that service providers collaborate to reduce... more...

  • Skills for Social Work Practiceby Andy Mantell

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    Social work skills are essential to good practice and more important than ever following changes to the social work curriculum. Students must be able to demonstrate knowledge of core skills within policy, law as well as demonstrating empathy and good communication. Now including links to the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work, this student... more...

  • Empirie der Kinder- und Jugendverbandsarbeitby Melanie Oechler; Holger Schmidt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 26.88

    Im Rückgriff auf über 130 Studien aus den letzten 100 Jahren wird in diesem Band zum ersten Mal die vorliegende empirische Forschung zur Kinder- und Jugendverbandsarbeit verdichtet. Die Vielzahl an Arbeiten und Analysen zeigt, dass das Handlungsfeld alles andere als forschungsarm ist. Bezogen auf diesen Forschungsstand reflektieren die Autorinnen und... more...

  • Social Work Research in Practiceby Heather D'Cruz; Martyn Jones

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.00

    'A lucid and an insightful book that the novice and the more established student will find equally thought provoking and engaging. It prepares research-minded social work students and practitioners to stay true to their professional values by becoming critically reflective researchers, able to question and produce knowledge which can help empower... more...

  • Disabling Barriers - Enabling Environmentsby John Swain; Sally French; Colin Barnes; Carol Thomas

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 43.00

    Since it was first published in 1993, Disabling Barriers, Enabling Environments has established itself as the essential introduction to disability studies, tackling a wide range of issues in numerous succinct chapters. The multidisciplinary nature of the book ensures that readers can appreciate a myriad of issues related to disability, and the personal... more...

  • Your Social Work Practice Placementby Ian Mathews; Diane Simpson; Karin Crawford

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.00

    Embarking on a first practice placement can be an anxious experience for social work students. This textbook takes them step-by-step through the process, holding their hand through preparation for practice modules and during the course of the placement itself. Focusing on practicalities, knowledge, values and skills, the authors guide students through... more...