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  • Effective Advocacy in Social Workby Jane Dalrymple; Jane Boylan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Skills for Social Work Practiceby Andy Mantell

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    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 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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 50.00

    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$ 36.00

    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...

  • Disability Studiesby Colin Cameron

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    Bringing together a range of expert voices to tackle the essential topics relevant to the study of disability from a social perspective, this interdisciplinary introduction includes over 50 chapters relevant across health and social care. 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...

  • Practical Interventions for Young People at Riskby Kathryn Geldard

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 58.00

    An essential reference book which will enable practitioners to seek out practical interventions suitable for particular adolescent groups 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...