Over the past few decades, as administrative and technological complexity has increased, so has the role and importance of administrative practice in social work. For those making the switch from front-line practice to administration and management there is, therefore, a real need to prepare and...
Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge
The enlightening collection of new approaches to understanding sexual abuseWhen sexual abuse occurs, helping those directly affected can be a difficult and convoluted task. The Handbook of Social Work in Child & Adolescent Sexual Abuse is a comprehensive guide that provides the latest...
Published February 22nd 2008 by Routledge
A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice
Discover the roots of international transracial adoptionInternational Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice explores the long history of international transracial adoption. Scholars present the expert multidisciplinary perspectives and up-to-date research on this most...
Published May 30th 2007 by Routledge
Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Org
Unprecedented, broad coverage of downtown and community development topics from a practitioner’s viewpoint!Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations is the essential desk reference for...
Published July 18th 2006 by Routledge
"I'm Doing What I Got to Do"
Find out what it’s like to be young, African-American . . . and a fatherVoices of African-American Teen Fathers is an insightful look at adolescent pregnancy and parenthood through the eyes of fathers aged 14 to 19. This unique book features candid interviews with thirty teens who talk about...
Published July 10th 2006 by Routledge
I Know Why the Caged Bird Cries
Get the latest research on juvenile offenders who have a mental illnessMost youths in the juvenile justice system who have one or more mental disorders do not receive proper treatment or education, nor do they serve sentences appropriate for their crimes. Juvenile Offenders and Mental Illness: I...
Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge
Get the new educational standard under the Council of Social Work Education for human behavior and social environment studies!Critical thinking skills are an indispensable component of any educational program, but especially the HBSE curriculum. The Conundrum of Human Behavior in the Social...
Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge
The Invisible School Experience
Implement prevention interventions and policies to curb the cycle of violence in our schools!Kids and Violence: The Invisible School Experience examines overt and covert violence occurring in the school setting involving students, school personnel, and school policy, and highlights a level of...
Published March 29th 2005 by Routledge
Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs
Contains field-tested techniques to enhance the effectiveness of your local social services! Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs describes promising programs and practices that have emerged in the United States since the enactment of the Personal Responsibility...
Published June 29th 2004 by Routledge
The Discolor of Money
Learn how racial and political bias often contribute to the misuse of funding and affect low income and minority communities! Share an insider’s view of how race and politics impact the distribution of city services and how the promises of elected African Americans and liberal whites to poor...
Published April 5th 2004 by Routledge