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  • Social Work Interventionby Trevor Lindsay

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 27.00

    This book on effective social work intervention will help students apply and integrate this knowledge in practice, to critically evaluate different methods and to choose the most the effective in any particular set of circumstances. more...

  • Your Foundation in Health & Social Careby Graham Brotherton; Steven Parker

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    Your Foundation in Health & Social Care provides readers with all the knowledge and skills necessary for effective learning at Foundation level, both in study and the workplace. It explores all the key areas of the Foundation degree, including values, communication, legal issues and psychology. more...

  • Social Work with People with Learning Difficultiesby Paul Williams; Michelle Evans

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.00

    This book is part of the highly successful Transforming Social Work Practice series and is written specifically to support students on the social work degree. Full of practical activities, case studies and opportunities for students to critically reflect and explore theory and practice. Current practice in the field was driven by the government... more...

  • Die Person als Organon in der Sozialen Arbeitby Kathrin Blaha; Christine Meyer; Herbert Colla; Stefan Müller-Teusler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 18.80

    Soziale Arbeit ist eine personenbezogene Arbeit. Sie vollzieht sich im Wesentlichen zwischen Personen, wovon in der Regel eine hilfebedürftig und die andere unterstützend bzw. anleitend ist. Personen als beruflich Tätige bzw. Handelnde sind damit das wichtigste Medium in der Sozialen Arbeit. Dieses Buch greift erstmalig diesen Themenbereich sowohl... more...

  • Partizipation und Soziale Arbeitby Bringfriede Scheu; Otger Autrata

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 28.21

    Partizipation ist zu einem omnipräsenten Stichwort in der Sozialen Arbeit geworden. Dabei wurde allerdings Partizipation zu einer Leerformel: Was genau eigentlich gemeint wird, wenn von Partizipation gesprochen oder geschrieben wird, ist kaum mehr erkennbar. Bringfriede Scheu und Otger Autrata leiten ein grundlegendes Verständnis von Partizipation... more...

  • Building the client's relational baseby Mark Furlong

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    The book focuses on an often neglected key condition, that sustainable and accountable personal relationships are a precondition for health and well-being, and argues that there are always opportunities to deepen the quality, and range, of the client's connections with their current and future significant-others. more...

  • Modernising social workby John Harris; Vicky White

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    New Labour's modernisation agenda has produced an avalanche of change that has posed formidable challenges for everyone involved in social work, whether as service users, practitioners or managers. Modernising Social Work provides a radical appraisal of the far-reaching changes in their theoretical, historical and policy contexts. more...

  • Narrative social workby Clive Baldwin

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    This is the first book to extend the narrative lens to explore the contribution of narrative to social work values and ethics, social policy and our understanding of the self in social, cultural and political context. more...

  • Social workby Viviene Cree; Steve Myers

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    This book explores what social work is. Structured around the framework of the National Occupational Standards for social work, the book examines how social work can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities, and argues that to really make a difference it is necessary to think outside the box. more...

  • Social work and social theoryby Paul Michael Garrett

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    In this unique book, Paul Michael Garrett seeks to bring the profession into the orbit of the anti-capitalist movement and encourages a new engagement with theorists, rarely explored in social work, such as Antonio Gramsci, Pierre Bourdieu and Nancy Fraser. more...