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Featured Series: Student Social Work

This new series of textbooks provide Social Work students with useful, user-friendly textbooks packed with additional features including case studies and further reading.

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  1. Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Mental Health Social Work in Context

    By Nick Gould

    Series: Student Social Work

    There has been a re-energising of interest in social work in mental health services in recent years and mental health is now a core part of all qualifying social work students’ training. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also...

    Published November 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Social Work and Social Policy

    An Introduction

    By Jonathan Dickens

    Series: Student Social Work

    An understanding of social policy is vital for engaging practically with social work values, dealing with political and ethical questions about responsibility, rights, our understanding of ‘the good society’. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to social policy, tailored to the...

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Social Work Placements

    A Traveller's Guide

    By Mark Doel

    Series: Student Social Work

    Placements can be one of the most exciting parts of your social work training but also one of the most daunting. This Guide will help you to make the most of your practice learning opportunities. The guide highlights how you can make the most of your placement, as well as anticipating some of the...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge