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Social Work

  • Managing Suicidal Risk, Second Editionby David A. Jobes; Marsha M. Linehan

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) approach has garnered a strong evidence base and has been implemented by thousands of therapists from a range of orientations in diverse clinical settings. This extensively revised manual provides a proven therapeutic framework for evaluating suicidal risk and developing and implementing... more...

  • Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs, Second Editionby Joy Barlow; Di Hart; Jane Powell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 50.00

    Parental drug use can cause serious harm to children. Adult Drug and Alcohol Problems, Children's Needs supports practitioners in their work with families where parental drug use leads to concerns about children's welfare. The training resource contains: · summaries of the key messages for practitioners · tools and tips to support effective... more...

  • A Practical Introduction to Restorative Practice in Schoolsby Bill Hansberry; Margaret Thorsborne

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 32.95

    Proven to reduce bad behaviour and exclusions, and encourage happier, safer school environments, restorative justice is an effective approach to conflict resolution. Suitable for education settings from preschool to college, this guide explains what restorative justice is, how it can be used in schools, what it looks like in the classroom and how it... more...

  • Community development as micropoliticsby Akwugo Emejulu

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    A critical examination of the contradictory ideas and practices that have shaped community development in the US and the UK. It exposes a problematic politics that have farreaching consequences for those committed to working for social justice. more...

  • Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practiceby Jacqueline Corcoran; Joseph Walsh

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13

    Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice surveys common mental disorders that individuals may demonstrate over their lifespan, and teaches social workers how to diagnose them according to the DSM-5. The medical model of the DSM is counterbalanced by social work values and principles and an appreciation for the environmental context... more...

  • Zielsicher im Sozialraumby Vincent Richardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    In diesem Buch dreht sich alles um Ziele von Erziehungshilfen, um ihre Erreichung und ihre Qualität und um die Frage, wie sich beides empirisch bestimmen lässt. Auf der Basis einer ausführlichen Darstellung des Fachkonzepts der Sozialraumorientierung wird die Bedeutung von Zielen und deren Potenzial für Evaluation beschrieben. Insbesondere sozialräumliche... more...

  • Domestic Violence Perpetratorsby John Devaney; Anne Lazenbatt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Domestic violence is a serious, widespread public, social and health problem that affects the lives of many women, children and men. There is also evidence to suggest it has one of the highest rates of recidivism. This comprehensive book provides an overview of what the research tells us about the perpetrators of domestic violence and what works,... more...

  • ArtBreakby Katherine Ziff

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    Play is the central, universally significant activity of childhood. Self-directed play in which adults have a supporting rather than directing role is critical to the development and well-being of children. more...

  • Damit "Hilfe" Hilfe sein kannby Hans-Jürgen Göppner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Hans-Jürgen Göppner zeigt, dass es für eine ?Hilfe?, die tatsächliche Hilfe sein soll, nicht genügt, aus der ?Theorie? auszuwählen, was gegebenenfalls brauchbar erscheint. Für eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Sozialarbeit sind wissenschaftliche Grundlagen ungenügend, die nur eine Vielfalt von Theorien (aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen) bereitstellen... more...

  • Evolution durch Vernetzungby Susanne Schäfer-Walkmann; Franziska Traub

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Die AutorInnen dieses Bandes beleuchten die systembildende, systemverändernde und systemüberdauernde strukturelle Wirkung von (Versorgungs-)Netzwerken im Falle von Krankheit und Pflege. Dabei wird deutlich: Durch Vernetzung geschieht Evolution! Einerseits in der Innenperspektive, weil Vernetzung strukturelle Kopplung verschiedener Akteure aus... more...