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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professionsby Allan Barsky

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Barsky's hands-on text provides the theory, skills, and exercises to prepare readers for an array of conflict situations. It encourages developing professionals to see themselves as reflective practitioners in the roles of negotiators, mediators, advocates, facilitators, and peacebuilders. Readers will learn how to analyze conflict situations and... 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...

  • Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilitiesby George H.S. Singer; David E. Biegel; Patricia Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the substantial research literature on family support... more...

  • Sport and Social Exclusionby Mike Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Tackling social exclusion should be a central aim of any civilised social policy. In this meticulously revised and updated new edition of his groundbreaking study, Sport and Social Exclusion , Mike Collins has assembled a vast array of new evidence from a range of global sources to demonstrate how the effects of social exclusion are as evident in... more...

  • Groupwork Practice in Social Workby Trevor Lindsay; Sue Orton

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00

    A book on planning, organising, facilitating and evaluating groupwork which will help students to develop their skills and pass assessment, increasing confidence during placement groupwork activities.  more...

  • Crisisby Lee Ann Hoff

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Unlike books focusing on a single crisis topic, Crisis helps recognize common signs of endangerment across a range of life challenges by showing the interconnections between various harmful events. Through media coverage of school shootings, suicides, domestic abuse, workplace violence, and more, we've become accustomed to hearing about violence... more...

  • Community Services Interventionby Vera Lloyd

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 45.45

    A comprehensive introduction to theory, models and principles of practice for direct social casework in the community services. more...