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  • Safeguarding Children and Young Peopleby Stella Coleman; Corinne May-Chahal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    What does the novice practitioner or the experienced practitioner moving into child care work from another sector need to know to practice effectively? What skills do they need to call on? In this valuable addition to The Social Work Skills Series , Stella Coleman and Corinne May-Chahal bring together their considerable teaching and practice experience... more...

  • Social Work with Groupsby N. Sullivan; L. Mitchell; D. Goodman; N.C. Lang; E.S. Mesbur

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    Help change the world by bringing ideas of social justice into your group work practice! Social workers who use hip-hop music to reach out to troubled adolescents. Practitioners who compare First Nations talking circles with social work practice with groups. A retired professor who transforms the way her fellow senior living center residents participate... more...

  • Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stairby Susan Sheehan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    On October 7, 1984, Crystal Taylor gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Daquan. Crystal was only fourteen. She was living with a boyfriend whom she was too young to marry, and her mother was addicted to heroin and cocaine. So under the law, Crystal and Daquan became wards of New York State?s foster-care system?a sprawling, often slipshod web of... more...

  • Human Services Integrationby Michael J Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    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...

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

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspectiveby Susan C. Mapp

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 44.99

    Recognizing the growing importance of awareness of international social issues for social workers, this thoroughly revised edition provides an updated introduction to a variety of these issues in the Global South, including AIDS, forced labor and war and conflict. A new issue in this edition is examining how the changing physical environment impacts... more...

  • Pioneering Paths in the Study of Familiesby Gary W Peterson; Suzanne Steinmetz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Meet the men and women whose groundbreaking work elevated the field of family studies! In Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families: The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars, you'll find 40 autobiographies written by leading scholars in sociology, family studies, psychology, and child development. Their fascinating stories demonstrate how their... more...

  • Growth and Development Through Group Workby Claudia Carson; Elizabeth Lewis; Anna Fritz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Examine group work's roots and fundamental beliefs to get a glimpse of the future For more than 80 years, social group work has survived difficult times—a testament to the persistence of its practitioners as well as the strength of its methods. Growth and Development Through Group Work chronicles the evolution of this groundbreaking practice through... 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...

  • The Social Work Portfolioby Lee-Ann Fenge; Kate Howe; Mel Hughes

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 38.00

    This book guides students through creating their portfolio using practical tips, case studies, action points and activities. Importantly, this book shows students how to evidence certain elements of their practice in their portfolio. more...