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  • Helping Skills for Social Work Direct Practiceby Jacqueline Corcoran

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 57.99

    From the first meeting with clients, to assessment, goal-setting, evaluation, and the ethics that guide the process throughout, this is the nuts-and-bolts student skill-building guide to helping clients using a strengths-based perspective process. more...

  • Core Social Workby Willem Blok

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    An introduction to social work from an international perspective, outlining the shared values, principles and knowledge base of social work around the world. Basic theory, the position and functions of social work in society, and international social work documents are examined, and the future developments of the profession are discussed. more...

  • Recovery from Addictionby William Cloud; Robert Granfield

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 24.00

    Millions of people enter or seriously consider entering alcohol or drug treatment each year. In their understandable state of urgency, most first-time treatment seekers and their loved ones may rush to the first treatment option they encounter. They are unlikely to be aware of why one form of intervention would be a good choice for their particular... more...

  • Schwarzbuch Soziale Arbeitby Mechthild Seithe

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 22.77

    Das 'Schwarzbuch Soziale Arbeit' versteht sich als Beitrag zur 'Thematisierung und Skandalisierung der Folgen neoliberaler Sozialpolitik für die Soziale Arbeit. Es wird gezeit, dass die Sparzwänge die Professionalität der Sozialen Arbeit behindern und immer weiter einschränken, dass gesetzliche Ansprüche, z.B. nach SGB VIII nicht mehr zuverlässig umgesetzt... more...

  • Grundriss Soziale Arbeitby Werner Thole

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 66.36

    Über acht Jahre nach seiner Platzierung auf dem Buchmarkt erscheint der 'Grundriss Soziale Arbeit' in einer nächsten Ausgabe. Nach dem bewährten Konzept tragen die Beiträge den Veränderungen der Sozialpädagogik in der zurückliegenden Dekade und der Europäisierung der Sozialen Arbeit Rechnung. Erweitert bleibt der 'Grundriss Soziale Arbeit' auf die... more...

  • Social Work Practiceby Marion Bogo

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 39.99

    Social Work Practice presents concise, "bottom line" information on how to interview clients. The interview is the medium through which much of social work practice takes place -- from it flow decisions about assessments and implementations and with it begins the relationship between practitioner and client, perhaps the most crucial determinant... more...

  • Reshaping Theory in Contemporary Social Workby William Borden

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 49.99

    William Borden's persuasive collection of original essays reaffirms the place of theory in social work practice, showing how different theoretical models, therapeutic languages, and modes of intervention strengthen eclectic and integrative approaches to psychosocial intervention. A distinguished group of scholars and practitioners examine emerging... more...

  • The Structural Approach to Direct Practice in Social Workby Gale Goldberg Wood; Carol T. Tully

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 69.99

    This classic text introduces students to the structural approach of social work practice, which assumes that many clients' problems arise from harmful social forces. By focusing on the construction of such realities as poverty, racism, and domestic violence, the structural approach counters the focus on individual change that is so common in our... more...

  • Assessments In Social Work With Adultsby Elaine Aspinwall-Roberts

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 20.00

    This pocketbook, aimed at both qualified professionals and students, offers practical and useful advice on how to conduct a good assessment that is person-centred. This includes links to the current legal framework, key roles and links to theory and practice. more...