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  • Program Evaluation for Social Workersby Richard M. Grinnell; Peter A. Gabor; Yvonne A. Unrau

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 89.99

    Now in its sixth edition, this popular student-friendly introduction to program evaluation provides social workers with a sound conceptual understanding of how to use basic evaluation techniques in the evaluation of their cases (case-level) and programs (program-level).Eminently approachable, straightforward, and practical, this edition includes the... more...

  • Social Work Practiceby Eileen Gambrill

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 104.99

    The first textbook to emphasize the importance of critical thinking skills to practice, this third edition of the classic Social Work Practice retains its unique focus on thinking critically about decisions that social workers make daily. Organized around the phases of helping, this hands-on introduction highlights the decision points that social workers... more...

  • Sozialer Wandelby Stefan Faas; Mirjana Zipperle

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Tief greifende soziale Wandlungsprozesse und veranderte Selbstbeschreibungen moderner Gesellschaften ? verbunden mit Forderungen nach und Versprechungen von mehr Bildung und lebenslangem Lernen ? stellen ein umfangreiches Bundel an Herausforderungen fur Kulturelle Bildung und fur Soziale Arbeit dar. Der Band greift aktuelle gesellschaftliche und fachwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Children and Decision Makingby Lesley Scanlon; Margaret Robinson; Ian Butler

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 21.95

    Based on in-depth interviews and workbook activities, the book examines, with children, how they negotiate their involvement in family functioning, rule making and day-to-day decision making. The report explores: children's views on their experience of involvement in family decision making; autonomy and independence; the authority of parents; and... more...

  • Social Care Management, Strategy and Business Planningby Trish Hafford-Letchfield

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to strategic social care management, covering all the knowledge and skills that managers in the 21st century must have, and showing how to make theory a practical reality. It will be essential reading for anyone involved in managing or leading practice either in the front line or at a more strategic level. more...

  • Social Work with Children and Familiesby Ian Butler; Caroline Hickman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95

    This key text covers the knowledge and skills that social workers need to get into practice with children and families. The book covers core components of child and family work such as building effective relationships, assessment, child protection practice and working with the law. It also features case studies, questions and exercises throughout. more...

  • Mastering Communication in Social Workby Jane Wonnacott; Martin Bailey; Jane Wonnacott; Linda Gast

    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...

  • Social Workby Cynthia Bisman

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 59.99

    This innovative textbook reconfigures generalist social work practice for the twenty-first century. Incorporating historical, ethical, and global perspectives, the volume presents new definitions and explanations for social work concepts and principles in the areas of assessment, relationships, communication, best practices, intervention, and differential... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Work Researchby Ian Graham Ronald Shaw; Katharine Briar-Lawson; Joan Orme; Roy Ruckdeschel

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 75.00

    A groundbreaking handbook which evaluates the role of social work research in the context of national and international societies more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Workby Mel Gray; James Midgley; Stephen A Webb

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 75.00

    This landmark volume is the first to give a comprehensive assessment of the field of social work today. It covers the most pertinent topics of investigation in the subject and is written by an international team of highly regarded researchers. more...