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Social Work

  • Partnerships for Health and Human Service Nonprofitsby Tine Hansen-Turton; Richard Cohen; Nicholas Torres

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    "This text is filled with examples of leaders who have been responsive to change. They have built adaptable, learning-focused, and meaningfully networked organizations that are flourishing. I encourage you to determine which aspects of their experiences are most suitable to your circumstances and cultivate the essential competencies of leadership... more...

  • Mediation in Family Disputesby Marian Roberts

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95

    This is the authoritative textbook on family mediation. It draws on a wide cross-disciplinary theoretical literature and on the author's extensive and continuing practice experience. It encompasses developments in policy, research and practice in the UK and beyond. First published in 1988 as a pioneering work, this fourth edition has been fully... more...

  • Effective Observation in Social Work Practiceby Maureen O'Loughlin; Steve O'Loughlin

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00

    This book will help students to grasp the fundamentals of social work observation, from the theories and methods to how these can be demonstrated in everyday practice. Skills are covered throughout, as well as effective observation work with different client groups and in different settings. The authors argue that an observant social worker is an effective... more...

  • Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmfulby Jackie Bateman; Judith Milner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 36.95

    Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful gives professionals clear and effective advice, safe care plans and strengths based methods on how to deal with children and young people who display inappropriate signs of sexual behaviour. more...

  • Improving Mental Health through Social Supportby Jonathan Leach

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 36.95

    The social support someone receives or has access to plays a vital role in their mental health and wellbeing. This accessible book examines the nature of social support and how it can be enhanced, focusing on relationships between service users and supporters. This is an important book for mental health professionals, social workers and students. more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United Statesby Stephen Haymes; Maria Vidal de Haymes; Reuben Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the context of globalization. Reorienting its national... more...

  • Community-Oriented Health Servicesby Elias Mpofu

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 80.00

    Grounded in a trans-disciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and wellbeing. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own... more...

  • 101 Careers in Social Workby Jessica Ritter; Halaevalu Vakalahi

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 30.00

    Praise for the first edition: "This is a vital and necessary guide to the social work profession. This book clarifies the social work mission, goals, and objectives, and strengthens and promotes them as well.". - Carmen Ortiz Hendricks , MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW. Associate Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University. "The... more...

  • The Aging Networksby Kelly Niles-Yokum; Donna Wagner

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    Praise for the Seventh Edition:. "Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster preparedness, lifelong learning, and spiritual growth should be required... more...

  • Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionalsby Avidan Milevsky

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment. Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with this population require an in-depth understanding of the many forces affecting them. This is a practical, thorough, yet concise survey of adolescent... more...