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  • Mastering Communication in Social Workby Linda Gast; Martin Bailey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    Communication skills are fundamental to effective social work practice. Accessible and easy-to-read, this book explores how communication works, the factors that influence how effectively we attend to and convey information, and how we can improve our communication. Practice vignettes and exercises for the reader are included throughout. more...

  • Kindeswohl zwischen Jugendhilfe, Justiz und Gutachterby Karlheinz Schneider; Patricia Toussaint; Martina Cappenberg

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Zur Zweckverwirklichung Kindeswohl gibt der Gesetzgeber den an Verfahren beteiligten Professionen unbestimmte Rechtsbegriffe an die Hand. Um diese fallgerecht anzuwenden, bedarf es interprofessioneller Kommunikation, ohne welche Familienrichter/innen in der Wahrnehmung ihrer Aufgabe regelhaft uberfordert waren. Allerdings kommunizieren die Professionen... more...

  • Community Practiceby Marie Weil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Here is the only book that gives you a comparison of model frameworks and a critique of multiple perspectives. Community Practice: Conceptual Models (along with its companion volume, Community Practice: Models in Action) illustrates the diverse ways that community practice is conceived and delineates both the central and subtle differences among models... more...

  • Widows and Divorcees in Later Lifeby Carol L Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Get a fresh perspective on how older women adapt to life without a spouse! Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again examines new perspectives on the problems older women face adjusting to life without a spouse. The book examines the transition from the togetherness of marriage to the solitude of being suddenly single, exploring how... more...

  • Familiesby Susan K Pfeifer; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    This special volume is devoted to the synthesis and review of theoretical and conceptual approaches associated with familial and non-familial connections across the life span. An important book as society ?returns to the family,? it compares and contrasts different disciplinary perspectives associated with intergenerational relationships. Because intergenerational... more...

  • Jugend in der Zivilgesellschaftby Sibylle Picot

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2012; US$ 19.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Jugendliche sind im Hinblick auf eine nachhaltige Engagementförderung eine besonders wichtige Zielgruppe: Wer sich früh engagiert, wird dies mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit auch in späteren Lebensphasen tun und einen positiven Beitrag für sich und die Gesellschaft leisten. Im Auftrag der Bertelsmann Stiftung hat die Sozialforscherin... more...

  • Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Homeby Mechthild Hart; Miriam Ben-Yoseph

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Discover different dimensions of the meaning of home across political, cultural, and geographic boundaries! Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home brings a unique multidisciplinary, multicultural approach to address the interconnection of diverse experiences with the meaning of home. Filled with useful insights from respected authorities,... more...

  • Modernisation of Social Work: Planning and Administrationby Raj Bala Mathur

    Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00

    Social work as a professional service to people for the purpose of assisting them, as individuals or in groups, to attain satisfying relationships and standards of life in accordance with their particular wishes and capacities and in harmony with those of the community. It is the art of bringing various resources to bear on individual, group and community... more...

  • Working with Young Peopleby Sheila Curran; Roger Harrison; Donald Mackinnon

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 47.00

      'Excellent resource that should be essential reading for all those considering working with young people whatever their background or discipline' - Miss Isabelle King, WFD, national Council of Voluntary Youth Services more...

  • New Directions in Social Work Practiceby Kieron Hatton

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 38.00

    Social Work has seen many changes over the last two years with the introduction of the Social Work Reform Board and the National College of Social Work. This new edition takes a fresh look at where the profession is going and how the Professional Capability Framework will impact on students and practitioners alike. more...