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Social Work

  • Professional Writing for the Criminal Justice Systemby PhD Jill Harrison; PhD MSW Daniel Weisman; PhD Joseph L. Zornado

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 54.99

    Underscores the critical importance of effective writing in the justice system and how to achieve it This user-friendly guide to effective writing for the justice system teaches readers to write cogently and accurately across the spectrum of criminal justice-related disciplines. With an examination of common writing problems that interfere with... more...

  • The Silent Witness: Part 2 of 3by Casey Watson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 2.79

    ?I?m so sorry, Casey,? my link worker John said, sounding weary. ?I know this is probably the worst time I could ring you, but we desperately need someone to take a child tonight.? more...

  • Care Act 2014by Michael Mandelstam

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 65.00

    This is the first book to fully explain the provisions of the Care Act 2014 and its implications for health and social care in the UK. Written by a leading authority in the field, it addresses the issues arising from the new legislation and its impact on everyday health and social care practice. more...

  • Embracing Touch in Dementia Careby Luke Tanner; Danuta Lipinska

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95

    Providing clear answers for one of the most taboo challenges facing dementia care professionals today, this book instructs carers on how to re-evaluate their use of physical contact to create a more effective, person-centred care system, through training exercises on consent and non-verbal communication. more...

  • Community Development, Social Action and Social Planningby Alan Twelvetrees

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 22.37

    Drawing on years of professional experience as well as the advice of an extensive network of colleagues, Alan Twelvetrees explains both the theory and practice of community work in a highly readable and honest way. This updated edition of a bestseller includes new pedagogy and updated examples. more...

  • Handbook of Social Work with Groups, Second Editionby Charles D. Garvin; Lorraine M. Gutiérrez; Maeda J. Galinsky

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 55.00

    This definitive text, now revised and expanded, has introduced thousands of students and practitioners to the theory and practice of social work with groups. Leading authorities outline major models of group work and address critical issues in planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions. The Handbook describes applications in all the major... more...

  • Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, Third Editionby John R. Weisz; Alan E. Kazdin

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 75.00

    Widely regarded as the standard reference and text on evidence-based therapies--and now substantially revised--this book has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians and students to exemplary treatments for social, emotional, and behavioral problems in children and youth. Concise chapters focus on specific psychotherapy models. The developers of... more...

  • Social Work Ethicsby Eileen Gambrill

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    This collection of essays highlights ethical issues in social work which are often overlooked as well as recurring clashes that influence how they play out, for example among different values and related moral judgements. A wide range of ethical issues are addressed such as the types of technologies incorporated into social work; issues raised by the... more...

  • Soul, Community and Social Changeby Peter Westoby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    At a time when inequalities are growing globally, when the pace of socio-economic transitions is rapid, and when traditional ties of community are under threat of dissolving, 'soul' offers a new way of thinking imaginatively about how people might respond both individually and collectively in social change work. In exploring ideas such as soul, soulful,... more...

  • Social Policy Developments in Greeceby Elias Mossialos; Maria Petmesidou

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 154.95

    In recent years there has been much debate surrounding the future of the welfare state in Europe, the complex factors influencing reform, and the extent to which responses to pressures on welfare could lead to irreversible systemic changes in social policy. By providing an in-depth analysis of social policy developments in Greece, this work furthers... more...